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 Dictionary entry overview: What does opencast mining mean? 

  The noun OPENCAST MINING has 1 sense:

1. the mining of ore or coal from an open mine

  Familiarity information: OPENCAST MINING used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1opencast mining [BACK TO TOP]


The mining of ore or coal from an open mine

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


opencast mining; strip mining

Hypernyms ("opencast mining" is a kind of...):

excavation; mining (the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth)

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