The translation mío reflects the gender and number of the noun it is standing for mine is translated by el mío, la mía, los míos, las mías, depending on what is being referred to.
- 1 (Mining) diamond/uranium minemina de diamantes/uranioto go down the mine(s)trabajar en las minasshe/the book is a mine of informationella/el libro es una mina de información(before noun) mine workingsexcavaciones (feminine plural) minerasExample sentences
- 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.
- 2 (Military) to sow o lay mines in an areaminar una zona
sembrar de minas una zonaExample sentences
- 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.
- 1 (Mining) 1.1(gold/coal)1.2
extraer(area/seam)they had mined the area for gold
explotarhabían explotado los yacimientos de oro de la zonaExample sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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