Definition of mine detector in English:

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mine detector

Pronunciation: /mīn dəˈtektər/ /dēˈtektər/

noun

An instrument used for detecting explosive mines.
Example sentences
  • By 1943 the Axis were beginning to use non-metallic mines to defeat the Allied mine-detectors.
  • The equipment exported included mine-detectors, tank components, global positioning devices, explosives and military vehicles.
  • Then the mine-detector operator who was working in that area yelled for help, so we knew that something had happened.

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Syllabification: mine de·tec·tor

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