marine mine

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Noun1.marine mine - an explosive mine designed to destroy ships that bump into itmarine mine - an explosive mine designed to destroy ships that bump into it
magnetic mine - (nautical) a marine mine that is detonated by a mechanism that responds to magnetic material (as the steel hull of a ship)
mine - explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel
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It called on the group to constructively respond to these efforts, immediately pull out from Hodeidah and hand back medium and heavy weapons, missiles and land and marine mine maps.
Divers from the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism found a marine mine in the northwestern coast of the country at a depth of 5 meters below the surface of the water, and informed the Coast Guard forces who sent explosives experts to neutralize the mine, security sources told Anadolu Agency (AA).
Post 2010, a case study of the De Beers Marine mine in South Africa demonstrated their move towards a more sustainable extraction process, having realised their environmental and social responsibilities.
The egg sac is yellow and spiky like a marine mine. This also means the rest of the inhabitants of the house will not be exposed to indiscriminate poison!
THIS is the moment bomb disposal experts blew up a marine mine at a South Wales beauty spot.
Unmanned Armed Vehicles (drones), landmines, marine mines, anti-tank guided missiles, sniper rifles and improvised explosive devices are among the vast cache of weapons being used by Al Houthis in the conflict.

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