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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To excavate by open-cut methods.

Usage examples (37)
  • To privatize and commoditize everything and strip-mine the planet for profit.
  • Split suggests that Finnamore has begun to strip-mine her life for publication.
  • The way you would do this is purchase old abandoned coal mines and strip-mine sites.
  • He opposed clean air rules and worked to help coal companies strip-mine mountaintops. for more
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