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magnetic mine

n.
A marine mine detonated by a mechanism that responds to a mass of magnetic material, such as the steel hull of a ship.

magnetic mine

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a mine designed to activate when a magnetic field such as that generated by the metal of a ship's hull is detected

magnetic mine

A mine which responds to the magnetic field of a target.
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Noun1.magnetic mine - (nautical) a marine mine that is detonated by a mechanism that responds to magnetic material (as the steel hull of a ship)magnetic mine - (nautical) a marine mine that is detonated by a mechanism that responds to magnetic material (as the steel hull of a ship)
floating mine, marine mine - an explosive mine designed to destroy ships that bump into it
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
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Suicide jacket, anti tank mines, magnetic mines, prepared remote control improvised explosive devices (IEDs), remote control receivers, detonators and communication equipment bearing Afghan mobile company signature were recovered from suicide bombers, the ISPR statement added.
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