Miner vs Checkweighman - What's the difference?

miner | checkweighman |


As nouns the difference between miner and checkweighman

is that miner is a person who works in a mine while checkweighman is a person, elected by miners, whose task is to check what the mineowner's weighman states has been the amount of coal that has been mined; used especially if the miners' wages are related to production.

miner

English

(wikipedia miner) (Manorina)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person who works in a mine.
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  • An operator of ordnance mines and similar explosives.
  • A bird of one of four species of Australian endemic honeyeaters in the genus Manorina .
  • Derived terms

    * bell miner * black-eared miner * leaf miner * miner's lettuce * noisy miner * yellow-throated miner

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    checkweighman

    English

    Noun

    (checkweighmen)
  • A person, elected by miners, whose task is to check what the mineowner's weighman states has been the amount of coal that has been mined; used especially if the miners' wages are related to production.