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open-pit

adjective

Simple Definition of open-pit

  • : involving the removal of the surface of a large area of land to get at a mineral or other material that is near to the surface

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of open-pit

US

  1. :  involving the removal of the surface of a large area of land to get at a mineral or other material that is near to the surface <an open-pit mine>


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