opencast

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adjective open·cast \ˈō-pən-ˌkast\

Definition of opencast

chiefly British

  1. :  worked from a surface open to the air <an opencast mine> <opencast mining>

1713

First Known Use of opencast

1713


OPENCAST Defined for English Language Learners

opencast

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adjective open·cast \ˈō-pən-ˌkast\

Definition of opencast for English Language Learners

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


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