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Noun
An excavation in the earth for extracting minerals
“Miners, including those working to pump water out of the mine, were placed in hazardous conditions deep in the mine with no communication.”
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An abundant source of something
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“History is a veritable mine of life experiences, and the youth of today studies history so that they may profit by the experiences of those who have gone before them.”
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A device intended to explode when triggered
“I must warn you that you are about to step onto a mine that has been specifically laid in your path towards success.”
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(historical) A subterranean passage, typically under the wall of a besieged fortress
“The subterranean mines excavated beneath a fortress often had several galleries, each with a terminal chamber holding large amounts of gunpowder.”
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An explosive device that has been placed in the ground
Verb
To obtain coal, minerals, or other valuable materials through excavation
“The men complain that they mine the coal all day and don't have enough to heat the barracks at night.”
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To search or scour through
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“A lack of standardized data and terminology interferes with our ability to mine the data for patterns and patient outcomes.”
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To sow mines (the explosive devices) in (an area)
“Here, they would heavily mine the water, and mine sweeping trawlers had proved ineffective at clearing them.”
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To draw or drain (liquid) from a source
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To remove or take out, especially by effort or force
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To search (an area) for something, especially mineral deposits
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Lessen the effectiveness, power, or ability of, especially gradually or insidiously
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To make use of
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(computing) To manipulate data or information with a computer or software
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