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1 mining

The act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth.

synonym: excavation.

Dutch: mijnarbeid, mijnbouw, mijnontginning

2 mining

Laying explosive mines in concealed places to destroy enemy personnel and equipment.

synonym: minelaying.

Moby thesaurus: architecture, assembly, avulsion, building, casting, coal mining, composition, construction, conversion, crafting, craftsmanship, creation, cultivation, cutting out, deepening, depression, deracination, devising, digging, disentanglement ... show more.

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1 mine

Excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted.

Roget 639: sufficiency, adequacy, enough, withal, satisfaction, competence; no less; quantum sufficit [Lat.], Q.   S. mediocrity etc. (average) 29.    fill; ... show more

Roget 636: stock, fund, mine, vein, lode, quarry; spring; fount, fountain; well, wellspring; milch cow.    stock in trade, supply; ... show more

Roget 260: hole, foramen; puncture, perforation; fontanel; transforation; pinhole, keyhole, loophole, porthole, peephole, mousehole, pigeonhole; eye of a needle; ... show more

Roget 545: deception; falseness etc. 544; untruth etc. 546; imposition, imposture; fraud, deceit, guile; fraudulence, fraudulency; ... show more

Dutch: groeve, mijn
Polish: kopalnia

2 mine

Explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel.

Polish: mina


1 mine

Get from the earth by excavation.

Roget 716: attack, assault, assail; invade; set upon, fall upon; charge, impugn, break a lance with, enter the lists.    assume the offensive, take the offensive; be the aggressor, become the aggressor; ... show more

Roget 260: open, ope, gape, yawn, bilge; fly open.    perforate, pierce, empierce, tap, bore, drill; mine etc. ... show more

Roget 252: be concave etc. adj.; retire, cave in.    render concave etc. adj.; depress, hollow; scoop, scoop out; gouge, ... show more

Roget 162: be destroyed &c.; perish; fall to the ground; tumble, topple; go to pieces, fall to pieces; break up; crumble to dust; go to the dogs, go to the wall, go to smash, go to shivers, ... show more

2 mine

Lay mines.


Roget 659: unimproved etc. (improve) etc. 658; deteriorated etc. v.; altered, altered for the worse; injured etc. v.; ... show more

Moby thesaurus: Dionaea, Eldorado, Golconda, abri, abridge, abundance, abysm, abyss, approach trench, arm, armor, armor-plate, avulse, baited trap, bank, barricade, battle, bereave, blast, bleed ... show more.

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