Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with the speaker
An excavation in the earth for extracting coal or other minerals
the book is a mine of information
A mine designed to be deployed from or against an aircraft.
(Of pig iron) smelted from ore only, with no admixture of foundry waste or scrap.
A mine in which iron ore is excavated from the ground.
(Now offensive) a black African mineworker.
A wheeled container used in a mine for haulage or transport.
Free of explosive mines.
A lamp used in a mine.
The quality or fact of being mine; a state of self-identity or possessiveness.
A shaft leading to an underground mine.
A town populated chiefly by local miners.
A mine worked for rock of some kind, or excavated in massive rock; (English regional) †a salt mine (obsolete).
An excavation in the earth for extracting coal
A place where gold is mined
The landlord or landlady of a pub
A large mound or hill of mining waste at the surface of a mine
A mine yielding rock salt
Any mine reached by a drift from the surface.
A person or thing acting as a danger signal; (sometimes) specifically an animal or plant whose population size, state of health, etc., is viewed as indicative of the state of the environment.
An energetic dance performed by a troupe of mineworkers, usually incorporating elements of traditional African dance.
Military (now historical), a person who superintends the positioning and construction of mines.
A device fitted to the front of a tank or other heavy vehicle which clears a path through a minefield by cutting into the ground and pushing the mines aside.
The area where the product of the mine is loaded into a ship, truck, etc., for transport.
And without object) to wash (gravel, sand, etc.), in search of gold or other valuable minerals.
A mine filled with gunpowder.
(In England and Wales) any gold or silver mine, especially one yielding more than will cover the cost of working.
A mine designed to be attached magnetically to a ship’s hull and set to explode after a certain time
An opencast mine
An underwater mine designed to be activated by sound waves, especially those produced by a vessel's propellers.
A mine from which crystal, especially rock crystal, is obtained.
The overseer of a mine, or of its underground operations.
The operation of freeing an area from explosive mines.
A small ship designed for laying underwater mines.
An official responsible for inspecting mineworkings to assess safety, yield, etc.
A kind of trench mortar; specifically (now historical) = minenwerfer.
A mine actuated by a change in pressure; especially an underwater mine actuated by the temporary reduction in hydrostatic pressure caused by a passing ship.
A mine detonated by the proximity of a magnetized body such as a ship or tank
An instrument used for detecting explosive mines
A mine or part of a mine from which minerals are being or have been extracted
The use of the techniques and practices of surveying in the construction and working of mines.
An explosive charge laid beneath the surface of the sea, intended to explode on impact with an enemy vessel, etc.