Translation of strip-mine in Spanish:

strip-mine

explotar a cielo abierto, v.

Pronunciation /ˈstrɪpˌmaɪn/

transitive verb

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    explotar a cielo abierto
    explotar a tajo abierto
    • Their upstream neighbor to the north is a phosphate strip-mining company called Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan.
    • He has been, in effect, strip-mining the emotional responses of blue-collar men to the problems his own administration is so intent on causing.
    • He is someone who has been strip-mined of ordinary emotion by life and by the job.
    • It isn't so much a case of technology transfer as digital strip-mining.
    • It's just strip-mining the action genre to please the audience.
    • But by this time the groundfish stocks were so depleted that many factory trawlers had already moved on to strip-mine elsewhere.
    • Here the company operates the world's largest coal strip-mining operation.
    • Local cultures and political economies are being strip-mined, pre-empted, or in some cases flat-out destroyed.
    • Anglo-American humanities academics has been strip-mining 20th Century European thinkers and writers for the last 30-40 years.
    • The coal has been strip-mined throughout much of the region, permanently scarring the landscape.
    • In all forms of popular media, every new idea is strip-mined for irony as soon as it's out of the box.
    • DVDs are causing a least some significant if very random strip-mining of the classical cinema.
    • This filthy coal is strip-mined locally and stored in long ridges across the landscape.