strip mine

EnglishEdit

A modern lignite strip mine

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NounEdit

strip mine (plural strip mines)

  1. A mine where the material above the ore is removed (stripped) to expose it for removal and use.

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HyponymsEdit

  • surface mine

Coordinate termsEdit

  • underground mine

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 10 November 2012, at 23:22