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landmine

(ˈlændˌmaɪn)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) an explosive charge placed in the ground, usually detonated by stepping on it or driving over it
vb
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) to place explosive charges in position below the surface of (the ground)
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Translations

landmine

[ˈlændmaɪn] Nmina f terrestre
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

landmine

land mine [ˈlændmaɪn] n (= mine) → mine f terrestre
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

landmine

[ˈlændˌmaɪn] nmina terrestre
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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An explosive ordnance disposal team from the Army's 10th Infantry (Agila) Division immediately recovered the landmine, according to 1st Lt.
In this paper, detection of a landmine using GPR only is a primary focus.
In Syria, at least 19 people were killed by the explosive devices in border-crossing areas during the first five months of the year, including a Landmine Monitor source who died while crossing a mine field in March, according to ICBL.
Its Landmine Monitor initiative provides civil-society-based verification for the treaty and monitors the international humanitarian response to clear landmines and assist victims.
The 60 year-old woman, who was rushed to Martyr Mamdouh Abaza Hospital in Qunaitera, said that she was herding cows in the area when a landmine was set off by one of the cows, knocking her out and causing her to pass out.
A landmine operator can only clear 35 sq m per day, using a prodder.
Mr Kendrick, a long time friend and former business associate of Sir Richard Branson, will become chairman of NHSH once the deal is completed, and aims to raise money to build the landmine detection machines, which cost around $10 million - pounds 6.25 million - to make.
Landmines still take 40 victims every month About 40 people are falling victim to landmines on monthly basis as demining agencies warn insecurity is complicating their efforts to rid the country of landmines by 2013.
The meeting discussed the report on the activities during the last period including surveys, clearing landmines, raising awareness about landmine dangers and providing assistance to landmine victims.
It said about 76 square miles were cleared of landmines in 2009 in a pounds 316million effort, and 138 square miles were cleared of other unexploded devices.
"Our hope is that today's announcement will instill an even stronger commitment on the part of both communities to rid the island completely of its deadly landmine heritage driven by the recognition that landmines have no place in any civilized society," she stressed.
Police said the two were carrying what was likely a boxed landmine they picked up on their way back from fishing in the Imjin River.