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Surface workings, for example, a quarry or opencast mine. 1, record 1, English, - open%20workings
Among the minerals often exploited by open workings are coal, brown coal, gems, and the ores of copper, gold, iron, lead, and tin and all kinds of stone. 1, record 1, English, - open%20workings
open workings; surface workings; open works: terms rarely used in the singular (open working, surface working, open work). 3, record 1, English, - open%20workings
travaux à ciel ouvert : terme inusité au singulier. 2, record 1, French, - travaux%20%C3%A0%20ciel%20ouvert
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