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mine1 British & World English

Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with the speaker

mine2 British & World English

An excavation in the earth for extracting coal or other minerals

mine English Thesaurus

the book is a mine of information

coal mine British & World English

An excavation in the earth for extracting coal

gold mine British & World English

A place where gold is mined

mine host British & World English

The landlord or landlady of a pub

mine dump British & World English

A large mound or hill of mining waste at the surface of a mine

salt mine British & World English

A mine yielding rock salt

limpet mine British & World English

A mine designed to be attached magnetically to a ship’s hull and set to explode after a certain time

strip mine British & World English

An opencast mine

magnetic mine British & World English

A mine detonated by the proximity of a magnetized body such as a ship or tank

mine detector British & World English

An instrument used for detecting explosive mines

get mine, his in get British & World English

Be appropriately punished or rewarded

mine host in host1 British & World English

The landlord or landlady of a pub

demine British & World English

Remove explosive mines from

landmine British & World English

An explosive mine laid on or just under the surface of the ground

countermine British & World English

An excavation dug to intercept another dug by an enemy

minehunter British & World English

A ship or aircraft used for detecting explosive submarine mines

minelayer British & World English

A warship, aircraft, or land vehicle from which explosive mines are laid

mineproof British & World English

Strong enough to resist the effects of blast from a mine

mineshaft British & World English

A deep narrow vertical hole, or sometimes a horizontal tunnel, that gives access to a mine

minesweeper British & World English

A ship or aircraft equipped for detecting and removing or destroying explosive mines

mineworker British & World English

A person who works in a mine, especially a coal mine

strip-mine in strip mine British & World English

Obtain (ore or coal) by opencast mining


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