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Mining

Mining Meaning & Definition
Mining Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Mining?

[n] the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
[n] laying explosive mines in concealed places to destroy enemy personnel and equipment

Synonyms | Synonyms for Mining: excavation | minelaying

Related Terms | Find terms related to Mining: architecture | assembly | avulsion | building | casting | coal mining | composition | construction | conversion | crafting | craftsmanship | creation | cultivation | cutting out | deepening | depression | deracination | devising | digging | disentanglement | drawing | drawing out | dredging | drilling | elaboration | engraving | enucleation | eradication | erection | evolvement | evulsion | excavation | excision | expression | exsection | extirpation | extraction | extrication | fabrication | fashioning | formation | forming | formulation | framing | gold fever | gold mining | gold rush | growing | handicraft | handiwork | harvesting | indentation | lowering | machining | making | manufacture | manufacturing | milling | molding | placer claim | placer mining | prefabrication | preparation | pressing out | probing | processing | producing | pulling | quarrying | raising | refining | removal | ripping out | shaping | sinkage | sinking | smelting | squeezing out | strip mining | tunneling | unrooting | uprooting | withdrawal | workmanship | wresting out

See Also | defence | defense | defensive measure | opencast mining | placer mining | production | strip mining

Mining In Webster's Dictionary

\Min"ing\, n. [See {Mine}, v. i.] The act or business of making mines or of working them.
\Min"ing\, a. Of or pertaining to mines; as, mining engineer; mining machinery; a mining region. {Mining engineering}. See the Note under {Engineering}.

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