1. [ noun ] (geology,work,mining) excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted
Related terms: excavation sulphur_mine coalmine silver_mine strip_mine goldmine copper_mine salt_mine coal_mine colliery shaft mineshaft adit
2. [ noun ] (arms) explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel
Related terms: explosive_device land_mine floating_mine
3. [ verb ] (geology) get from the earth by excavation

"mine ores and metals"

Related terms: exploit strip_mine mining miner dig
4. [ verb ] lay mines

"The Vietnamese mined Cambodia"

Related terms: reinforce countermine
5. [ [Undefined_variable] ] pronoun, first person singular possessive
Similar spelling:   Mineo