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miner

a person who works in a mine; a mechanical device used in mining
Not to be confused with:
minor – underage person
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min·er

 (mī′nər)
n.
1. One whose work or business it is to extract ore or minerals from the earth.
2. A machine for the automatic extraction of minerals, especially of coal.
3. A soldier, often a specialist, engaged in mining operations.
4. Zoology A leaf miner.
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miner

(ˈmaɪnə)
n
1. (Mining & Quarrying) a person who works in a mine
2. (Mining & Quarrying) Also called: continuous miner a large machine for the automatic extraction of minerals, esp coal, from a mine
3. (Animals) any of various insects or insect larvae that bore into and feed on plant tissues. See also leaf miner
4. (Animals) Austral any of several honey-eaters of the genus Manorina, esp M. melanocephala (noisy miner), of scrub regions. See noisy miner
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min•er

(ˈmaɪ nər)

n.
1. a person who works in a mine, esp. a commercial mine producing coal or metallic ores.
2. a mechanical device for extracting ores.
[1275–1325; < Anglo-French; Old French minëor; see mine2, -or2]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.miner - laborer who works in a mineminer - laborer who works in a mine    
coal miner, collier, pitman - someone who works in a coal mine
gold digger, gold miner, gold panner - a miner who digs or pans for gold in a gold field
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
placer miner - a miner who extracts minerals from a placer by washing or dredging
prospector - someone who explores an area for mineral deposits
strip miner - a miner who does strip mining
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miner

noun coalminer, pitman (Brit.), collier (Brit.) a retired Welsh miner
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Translations
عامِل في مَنْجَم فَحْممُعَدِّن
horník
minearbejder
kaevurminöörsapöör
kaivostyöläinen
rudar
bányászaknász
námumaîur
炭坑労働者
광부
rudar
gruvarbetare
คนงานเหมือง
thợ mỏ

miner

[ˈmaɪnəʳ] Nminero/a m/f
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miner

[ˈmaɪnər] nmineur m
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miner

nBergarbeiter(in) m(f), → Bergmann m
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miner

[ˈmaɪnəʳ] nminatore m
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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.
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miner

مُعَدِّن horník minearbejder Bergarbeiter ανθρακωρύχος minero kaivostyöläinen mineur rudar minatore 炭坑労働者 광부 mijnwerker gruvearbeider górnik mineiro шахтер gruvarbetare คนงานเหมือง madenci thợ mỏ 矿工
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miner

n. minero.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

miner

n minero -ra mf
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