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Slusher

A slang term for an individual (or, rarely, an institution) who makes informal loans at an exorbitantly high interest rate. The term is most common in the U.S. Navy. See also: Loan shark.
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Writers upload a sample of their work and Slushers (registered users) review, share, and fund their favorite submissions.
Thus, in this case, the Slushers were required by state statute to hold the minerals for the benefit of the Stewarts.
The only act of the Slushers that could be interpreted as repudiation of their trust was their leasing of the minerals to a mining company that proceeded to mine the property.
The Slushers stopped the statute running when they filed the quiet title action in 1990, seven years short of the required period.
Pneumatic slushers have been replaced by electric units.
They also have the advantage of being much more selective than slushers.
Where the orebody is less than 20 m wide, slushers are used to muck the ore.
Non or partially mechanized cut-and-fill used jackleg drilling, and 30-Kw slushers, EM France Loader Microscoops, and Wagner HST 1A scoops for mucking.
However, the overall configuration of the orebody will most likely require a combination of mining methods, including random room-and-pillar, retreat stoping using slushers, and sublevel- or longhole stoping, he explained.
Strike drives are up to 200 m long and ore is worked up dip using SIG air-leg drills and slushers to scrape broken ore back to the strike drive.