a court or trial to which members of the public are freely admitted
noun, Mathematics. 1. a cover of a set consisting entirely of open sets.
[oh-puh n-kuht] /ˈoʊ pənˌkʌt/ adjective, Mining. 1. noting or pertaining to a type of surface mining in which coal and other flat-lying mineral deposits are removed by the excavation of long, narrow trenches.
- Open-cut mining
noun 1. (Austral & NZ) mining by excavating from the surface Also called (esp Brit) opencast mining, (US and Canadian) strip mining
- Open database connectivity
standard, database (ODBC) A standard for accessing different database systems. There are interfaces for Visual Basic, Visual C++, SQL and the ODBC driver pack contains drivers for the Access, Paradox, dBase, Text, Excel and Btrieve databases. An application can submit statements to ODBC using the ODBC flavor of SQL. ODBC then translates these to whatever […]