open-cast

[ oh-puh n-kast, -kahst ]
/ ˈoʊ pənˌkæst, -ˌkɑst /

adjective British Mining.


Nearby words

  1. open wound,
  2. open-air,
  3. open-and-shut,
  4. open-angle glaucoma,
  5. open-carry,
  6. open-concept,
  7. open-cut,
  8. open-cut mining,
  9. open-door,
  10. open-end

Origin of open-cast

First recorded in 1705–15

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