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mine in Bombs & terrorism topic

minemine2 ●●○ W3 noun [countable]  1 TIDIGa deep hole or holes in the ground that people dig so that they can remove coal, gold, tin etcminingcoal/gold/copper etc mine one of the largest coal mines in the countryin/down a mine the time when children used to work down the mines2 SCBa type of bomb that is hidden just below the ground or under water and that explodes when it is touched They learnt how to lay mines (=put them in place). The ship struck a mine and sank. landmine3 a mine of information (about/on something)
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mineBut Wheal Jane, Cornwall's biggest mine, has announced that it wants to extend its workings.He was scarcely out of school before he had patented a rock-boring machine for coal mines.Before World War I more than a million workers labored in the coal mines of Great Britain.Deliberately he walked into the minefield, triggering off every mine and thus absorbing in his own body the entire explosion.an old gold mineThe world price for tin is high and so companies have been opening new larger mines in Cornwall.The barrier between the mines could be tunnelled through and an escape route created.In it are the different specimens of salt which are found in the mine, some of the red and white crystals.Nothing has yet happened in the mines.in/down a mineAnd when I was growing I dreamed about what I wanted to do in mine.Here in a world where she never existed, with people who do not exist in mine.I shook hands with her, startled how bony and warm her hand felt in mine.Second, gold is found in mines.I took her hand in mine and it was warm, and I felt still that strong persistent throb of life.Oliver Ingraham almost draped his hand in mine.I felt an unusual twinge of pity for him and reached out and clasped one of his hands in mine.He was a partner in a major firm and a friend of the partners in mine.lay minesWe were taught about hand grenades and explosives, and how to set ambushes and lay mines in the most effective pattern.