coal opencast

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English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • opencast mining — ➔ mining * * * opencast mining UK US noun [U] NATURAL RESOURCES ► the activity of taking minerals, especially coal, from the surface of the ground rather than from passages dug under it: »The demand is for compensation for damage done to the land …   Financial and business terms

  • opencast — (N. Amer. open pit) ► ADJECTIVE Brit. ▪ (of mining) in which coal or ore is extracted from a level near the earth s surface, rather than from shafts …   English terms dictionary

  • Coal mining — Men leaving a UK colliery at the close of a shift Surface coal mining in Wyo …   Wikipedia

  • coal — noun 1 black mineral ADJECTIVE ▪ clean, smokeless ▪ hard ▪ soft ▪ brown ▪ bituminous …   Collocations dictionary

  • opencast — o|pen|cast [ˈəupənka:st US ˈoupənkæst] adj [usually before noun] BrE an opencast mine is one where coal is taken out of holes in the ground near the surface, not from deep under the ground ▪ opencast mining …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • opencast — adj. Opencast is used with these nouns: ↑coal, ↑mine …   Collocations dictionary

  • opencast — [[t]o͟ʊpənkɑːst, kæst[/t]] also open cast ADJ: ADJ n At an opencast mine, the coal, metal, or minerals are near the surface and underground passages are not needed. [BRIT] (in AM, use , open pit) …   English dictionary

  • opencast — adjective BrE opencast mine/mining mines where minerals, especially coal, are dug from large open holes in the ground …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • opencast — UK [ˈəʊpənˌkɑːst] / US [ˈoʊpənˌkæst] adjective British an opencast mine is a mine where coal is dug from a large hole in the ground, rather than from a tunnel far under the ground …   English dictionary

  • opencast mining — ➡ strip mining * * *        surface mining (q.v.) to obtain minerals other than coal. * * * …   Universalium

  • opencast — adjective Brit. denoting a method of mining in which coal or ore is extracted at or from a level near the earth s surface, rather than from shafts …   English new terms dictionary


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