opencast Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   /ˈəʊ.pən.kɑːst/  us   /ˈoʊ.pən.kæst/ UK (US open-cut, open-pit)
used to ​describe a ​place where ​minerals, ​especiallycoal, are taken from the ​surface of the ​groundrather than from ​passagesdug under it, or ​relating to this way of getting ​minerals: opencast mine/​mining
(Definition of opencast from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指煤)露天的,露天开采的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指煤)露天的,露天開採的…
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