Hade (hAd), n. [Cf. AS. heald inclined, bowed down, G. halde declivity.]


The descent of a hill. [Obs.]

2. (Mining)

The inclination or deviation from the vertical of any mineral vein.


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Hade, v. i. (Mining)

To deviate from the vertical; -- said of a vein, fault, or lode.


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Hade, n. (Geol. & Mining)

The deviation of a fault plane from the vertical.

⇒ The direction of the hade is the direction toward which the fault plane descends from an intersecting vertical line.


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