Pay streak

Pay streak
Pay streak Pay streak 1. (Mining) The zone, parallel to the walls of a vein, in which the ore is concentrated, or any narrow streak of paying ore in less valuable material. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. (Oil Boring) A stratum of oil sand thick enough to make a well pay. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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