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min·ing

 (mī′nĭng)
n.
1. The process or business of extracting ore or minerals from the ground.
2.
a. The process of digging under an enemy emplacement or fortification to destroy it by explosives, cause it to collapse, or gain access to it for an attack.
b. The process of laying explosive mines.
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mining

(ˈmaɪnɪŋ)
n
1. (Mining & Quarrying) the act, process, or industry of extracting coal, ores, etc, from the earth
2. (Military) military the process of laying mines
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min•ing

(ˈmaɪ nɪŋ)

n.
the act, process, or industry of extracting mineral substances from mines.
[1770–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mining - the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earthmining - the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
production - (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale; "he introduced more efficient methods of production"
placer mining - mining valuable minerals from a placer by washing or dredging
opencast mining, strip mining - the mining of ore or coal from an open mine
bore-hole, drill hole, bore - a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes
heading, drift, gallery - a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine; "they dug a drift parallel with the vein"
fathom, fthm - (mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore
rag - break into lumps before sorting; "rag ore"
hush - run water over the ground to erode (soil), revealing the underlying strata and valuable minerals
hush - wash by removing particles; "Wash ores"
mine - get from the earth by excavation; "mine ores and metals"
strip mine, surface mine, surface-mine - extract (ore) from a strip-mine
drive - excavate horizontally; "drive a tunnel"
extract - separate (a metal) from an ore
2.mining - laying explosive mines in concealed places to destroy enemy personnel and equipmentmining - laying explosive mines in concealed places to destroy enemy personnel and equipment
defense, defensive measure, defence - (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies; "they died in the defense of Stalingrad"; "they were developed for the defense program"
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Translations
تَعْدِينُتَعْدين، إسْتِخراج المعادِن
dolováníhornictví
minedrift
kaivostyölouhia
rudarstvo
bányaiparbányászat
námugröftur
鉱業
채광
baníctvo
gruvdrift
การทำเหมือง
ngành mỏ

mining

[ˈmaɪnɪŋ]
A. N
1.minería f, explotación f de minas
2. (Mil, Naut) → minado m
B. CPD mining engineer Ningeniero/a m/f de minas
mining industry Nindustria f minera
mining town Npoblación f minera
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

mining

[ˈmaɪnɪŋ]
adj
[industry, company] → minier/ière
[village, town] → minier/ière
a small mining town → une petite ville minière mining engineermining engineer ningénieur m/f des mines
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

mining

n
(Min) → Bergbau m; (= work at the face)Arbeit fim Bergwerk
(Mil) (of area)Verminen nt; (of ship)Befestigung feiner Mine (→ of an +dat); (= blowing-up)Sprengung f(mit einer Mine)

mining

:
mining area
nBergbaugebiet nt, → Revier nt
mining disaster
mining engineer
nBerg(bau)ingenieur(in) m(f)
mining industry
nBergbau m
mining town
nBergarbeiterstadt f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

mining

[ˈmaɪnɪŋ]
1. n
b. (Mil, Naut) → posa di mine
2. adj (industry, engineer, area) → minerario/a; (community, family) → di minatori
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

mine2

(main) noun
1. a place (usually underground) from which metals, coal, salt etc are dug. a coalmine; My father worked in the mines.
2. a type of bomb used underwater or placed just beneath the surface of the ground. The ship has been blown up by a mine.
verb
1. to dig (for metals etc) in a mine. Coal is mined near here.
2. to place explosive mines in. They've mined the mouth of the river.
3. to blow up with mines. His ship was mined.
ˈminer noun
a person who works in a mine, in Britain usually a coalminer.
ˈmining noun
ˈminefield noun
an area of ground or water which is full of explosive mines.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

mining

تَعْدِينُ dolování minedrift Bergbau εξόρυξη minería kaivostyö exploitation minière rudarstvo industria mineraria 鉱業 채광 mijnbouw gruvedrift górnictwo mineração горная промышленность gruvdrift การทำเหมือง madencilik ngành mỏ 矿业
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