[ strip-mahyn ]
/ ˈstrɪpˌmaɪn /
verb (used with or without object), strip-mined, strip-min·ing.
to excavate by open-cut methods.
TAKE ROUND 2 OF OUR PSAT VOCABULARY QUIZ!
Here is our second set of teacher-selected PSAT vocabulary words. Do you know the meanings of these terms?
Question 1 of 10
Origin of strip-mine
First recorded in 1925–30
OTHER WORDS FROM strip-minestrip mine, noun
Words nearby strip-mine
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020