Worked from the exposed surface; -- of mines and mining.(adjective)
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Use "opencut" in a sentence
"Klinck said while underground mining was more costly than opencut, the higher grade ore containing more gold was usually deeper."
"It is located about 500 feet from the Wild and Scenic River corridor of the Middle Fork Flathead River, and about 350 yards from the park boundary. www. deq.mt.gov / ea / opencut. asp, and the agency is accepting written comments until 5 p.m. on May 1."
"The proposed laws aimed to curb contention between communities and the opencut industry, as exemplified by the proposed Knife River pit in Lolo."