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OPENCAST MINING

 Dictionary entry overview: What does opencast mining mean? 

OPENCAST MINING (noun)
  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 


OPENCAST MINING (noun)


Sense 1opencast mining [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The mining of ore or coal from an open mine

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

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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