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opencut

[′ō·p·ən¦kət]
(civil engineering)
An open trench, such as across a hill.
(mining engineering)
To drive headings out, or to commence working in the coal after sinking the shafts.
To commence longwall working.
To increase the size of a shaft when it intersects a drift.