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open-cut

adjective uk   /ˌəʊ.pənˈkʌt/  us   /ˌoʊ-/ US (also open-pit, UK opencast)
used to describe a place where minerals, especially coal, are taken from the surface of the ground rather than from passages dug under it, or relating to this way of getting minerals: open-cut mine/mining
Translations of “open-cut”
in Chinese (Traditional) 露天的,露天開採的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 露天的,露天开采的…
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