open-pit

adjective

Definition of open-pit

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: 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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“Open-pit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/open-pit. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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