overburden Meaning and Definition

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بہت زیادہ بوجھ لادنا

bohat zyada boojh laadna

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English definition for overburden

1. n. an excessive burden

2. n. the surface soil that must be moved away to get at coal seams and mineral deposits

3. v. burden with too much work or responsibility

4. v. load with excessive weight

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In mining, overburden (also called waste or spoil) is the material that lies above an area that lends itsellf to economical exploitation, such as the rock, soil, and ecosystem that lies above a coal seam or ore body.
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