verb (used with or without object), strip-mined, strip-mining.
to excavate by open-cut methods.
verb (used with or without object), strip-mined, strip-mining. 1. to excavate by open-cut methods. strip mining noun 1. mining in an open pit after removal of the overburden. strip mining noun 1. another term (esp US) for opencast mining strip mining definition Removing a mineral deposit from the Earth after first removing the layer of […]
- Strip out
verb 1. (transitive) to remove the working parts of (a machine) 2. to remove (a chemical or component) from a mixture
adjective 1. Mining. of or relating to ore or coal that can be produced by strip mining. 2. capable of being stripped off: strippable wallpaper.
adjective 1. having had a covering, clothing, equipment, or furnishings removed: trees stripped of their leaves by the storm; a stripped bed ready for clean sheets. 2. having had usable parts or items removed, as for reuse or resale: the hulk of a stripped car. 3. having or containing the bare essentials, with no added […]