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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ad·it /ˈædət/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 ad·it n.
 1. An entrance or passage. Specifically: The nearly horizontal opening by which a mine is entered, or by which water and ores are carried away; -- called also drift and tunnel.
 2. Admission; approach; access. [R.]
 Yourself and yours shall have
 Free adit.   --Tennyson.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine