Hay 2 definiciones de mine en inglés:

mine1

Saltos de línea: mine
Pronunciación: /mʌɪn
 
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pronoun

Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with the speaker: you go your way and I’ll go mine some friends of mine
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  • They also do what a colleague of mine referred to as internal marketing.
  • A friend of mine always referred to him as Mr Buttoni after that.
  • Recently, a fully insured friend of mine was referred for a cardiology consultation.

determinante

archaic Volver al principio  
(Used before a vowel) my: tears did fill mine eyes
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  • Let not mine eyes be hell-driven from that light.
  • For mine eyes are upon all their ways: they are not hid from my face, neither is their iniquity hid from mine eyes.

Origen

Old English mīn, of Germanic origin; related to me1 and to Dutch mijn and German mein.

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Hay 2 definiciones de mine en inglés:

mine2

Saltos de línea: mine
Pronunciación: /mʌɪn
 
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sustantivo

1An excavation in the earth for extracting coal or other minerals: a copper mine
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  • It also governs landscape features that delve down into the earth such as mines and quarries, wells, caves, holes or obscure valleys.
  • Such an inexhaustible labour force was ruthlessly expended in the exploitation of Siberia's mineral wealth - the coal mines of Vorkuta and gold fields of Kolyma.
  • In my electorate, we have problems in the Huntly area, which are a consequence of the shafts in former coal mines.
Sinónimos
pit, colliery, excavation, quarry, workings, diggings, lode, vein, seam, deposit, shaft, mineshaft;
coalfield, goldfield, opencast mine;
North American open-pit mine, strip mine
1.1 [in singular] An abundant source of something, especially information: the text is a mine of information for biographers and historians
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  • To sum up: the work under review is a mine of information, but many of its presuppositions are open to question.
  • The publication as a whole is a rich mine for those interested in figures.
Sinónimos
rich source, repository, store, storehouse, reservoir, gold mine, mint, treasure house, treasury, reserve, fund, wealth, vein, stock, supply, hoard, accumulation;
2A type of bomb placed on or just below the surface of the ground or in the water, which detonates on contact with a person, vehicle, or ship: his jeep ran over a mine and he was killed
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  • Among other things, he detonated mines and bombs left behind from the Vietnam War.
  • The most common equipment for sweeping contact mines in the Allied navies was the Oropesa sweep, so-called after the first ship to use it in 1919.
  • They were a precursor to modern mines, high-explosive devices that can be detonated by the completion of an electrical circuit, by pressure, or by a tripwire.
2.1 historical A subterranean passage under the wall of a besieged fortress, especially one in which explosives were placed to blow up fortifications.
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  • Men who were expert in underground siege methods laboured to outwit each other in subterranean passages known as mines and countermines.
  • The subterranean mines excavated beneath a fortress often had several galleries each with a terminal chamber holding large amounts of gunpowder.
Sinónimos
historical sap

verbo

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1Obtain (coal or other minerals) from a mine: the company came to the area to mine phosphate (as adjective mined) 35 million tonnes of mined coal
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  • Residents will have their say on a scheme which could see a million tonnes of coal mined in their area of Bolton.
  • Last year alone Angola's UNITA rebels mined alluvial diamonds worth around $300 million and effectively evaded UN sanctions.
  • The extrinsic material clearly shows that where one is mining limestone for the purpose of getting its inherent mineral qualities, the rebate still applies.
Sinónimos
1.1Dig in (the earth) for coal or other minerals: the hills were mined for copper oxide [no object]: many financiers obtained concessions to mine for silver
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  • From even that age they were to mine the earth for some kind of mineral.
  • More would teach you how to mine for minerals, smelt metals, process the raw supplies.
  • Corn production for grain or silage is possible in Eastern and Southeastern Ohio on land reclaimed to modern standards after being surface mined for coal.
1.2Dig or burrow in (the earth): the earth beneath had been tortuously mined by pestilential rabbits
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  • They bite through the baked soils to create labyrinths of tunnels up to three kilometres long and make a living mining giant tubers growing deep below the surface.
1.3Exploit (a source of information or skill): how do they manage to mine such a rich vein of talent?
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  • The Scottish Arts Council hoped it would mine a rich seam of latent talent and take risks on fledgling authors spurned by larger companies.
  • As in East is East, he puts a human face on a potentially distasteful role, avoiding caricature and mining a deeper, richer humour as a result.
  • Other authors are mining the same rich seam of catastrophic potential.
Sinónimos
search, ransack, delve into, rake through, scour, scan, read, look through, survey
1.4Analyse (a database) to generate new information.
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  • As in other Internet sectors, information producers on the web will find mining data and selling information collected on customers highly profitable.
  • I think organisations have decided that this year isn't the year to be spending on mining their data so that's definitely not doing as well as it has in the past.
  • There may be greater potential for searching out and mining statistical data produced by organizations that are relatively independent of the state.
2Lay explosive mines on or just below the surface of (the ground or water): the area was heavily mined
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  • Here, the Turks had heavily mined the water and mine sweeping trawlers had proved ineffective at clearing them.
  • In 1986 the World Court ruled that the US had violated international law by mining the waters of Nicaragua and arming the Contras.
  • Everything that entered the area was obliterated and it is possible that the ground is still mined.
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defend with mines, protect with mines, lay with mines, sow with mines
2.1Destroy by means of an explosive mine: HMS Ocean was mined in the Dardanelles in 1915
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  • This means that underground communications in the rear and at the flanks of the troops on the offensive should be guarded, mined or destroyed.
  • The evidence of the few survivors of the Hampshire showed that Lord Kitchener was below when the ship was mined.

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French mine (noun), miner (verb), perhaps of Celtic origin; compare with Welsh mwyn 'ore', earlier 'mine'.

Derivativos

mineable

(also minable) adjetivo
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  • The resource of the lease on which the Muskeg River mine sits contains more than five billion barrels of mineable bitumen.
  • In some instances sparse mineralization that is uneconomical to mine can be concentrated by supergene processes into mineable ore; supergene deposits are commonly underlain by such primary mineralization.
  • It is estimated that mineable diamonds in the MDM concessions stand at 12 million carats.

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