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1. mining

noun. ['ˈmaɪnɪŋ'] the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth.

Synonyms

  • placer mining
  • strip mining
  • opencast mining
  • excavation

Antonyms

  • prosecution
  • question
  • offence
  • offense

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Words that Rhyme with Strip Mining

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  • designing
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  • whining
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  • assigning
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  • shining
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  • fining
  • dining

Example sentences of the word strip-mining


1. Noun Phrase
Without replanting and restoring the ecosystem, a strip mining site can take decades to recover.

2. Noun Phrase
AMD, or acid mine drainage, is a serious environmental concern associated with strip mining.

2. strip

noun. ['ˈstrɪp'] a relatively long narrow piece of something.

Synonyms

  • piece
  • row

Antonyms

  • activeness
  • change
  • travel

Etymology

  • strepen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. strip

verb. ['ˈstrɪp'] take away possessions from someone.

Synonyms

  • orphan
  • unsex
  • bereave
  • deprive
  • clean
  • divest
  • expropriate
  • unclothe
  • dispossess
  • disarm
  • clean out
  • take

Antonyms

  • lose
  • add
  • record
  • arrive

Etymology

  • strepen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. strip

noun. ['ˈstrɪp'] artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material.

Synonyms

  • slip
  • mullion
  • ribbon
  • band
  • artifact
  • tape
  • weather strip
  • leading
  • ring
  • artefact
  • screed
  • weather stripping
  • typewriter ribbon
  • reef
  • lead
  • cramp iron
  • weatherstrip
  • tab
  • weatherstripping
  • stay

Antonyms

  • erase
  • minor
  • inactivity
  • following

Etymology

  • strepen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. strip

noun. ['ˈstrɪp'] an airfield without normal airport facilities.

Synonyms

  • field
  • airstrip
  • flare path
  • landing strip
  • flying field
  • flight strip
  • landing field
  • runway

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • untie
  • detach
  • custom-made

Etymology

  • strepen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. strip

verb. ['ˈstrɪp'] get undressed.

Synonyms

  • discase
  • divest
  • disrobe
  • uncase
  • undress
  • strip down
  • disinvest
  • unclothe
  • take off

Antonyms

  • move
  • undercharge
  • push
  • spread

Etymology

  • strepen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. strip

verb. ['ˈstrɪp'] remove substances from by a percolating liquid.

Synonyms

  • remove
  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • increase
  • uncover
  • advance
  • open

Etymology

  • strepen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. strip

noun. ['ˈstrɪp'] a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book.

Synonyms

  • paper
  • comic book
  • cartoon strip
  • frame
  • cartoon
  • sketch
  • funnies
  • newspaper

Antonyms

  • follow
  • disadvantage
  • deficit
  • activity

Etymology

  • strepen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. strip

verb. ['ˈstrɪp'] lay bare.

Synonyms

  • bare
  • denudate
  • defoliate
  • denude
  • burn off

Antonyms

  • muzzle
  • hire
  • appear
  • linger

Etymology

  • strepen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. strip

verb. ['ˈstrɪp'] remove the surface from.

Synonyms

  • deplume
  • displume
  • pull
  • deplumate
  • decorticate
  • remove
  • tear
  • pare
  • skin
  • bark
  • withdraw
  • peel
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • deposit
  • continue
  • engage
  • hold

Etymology

  • strepen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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