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mine2

mine2

 
pronunciation:
maIn
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a hole or area of holes made in the earth from which coal, gold, silver, or other things are taken.
Working in a coal mine can be a dangerous job.
similar words:
excavation, pit, tunnel, well
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: mined, mines, mining
definition: to dig out; take out from under the earth.
People mine copper in Montana.
similar words:
dig
Word Builder: mine +
  • miner:
    a person who works in a mine.
  • mining:
    the activity of digging in the earth for minerals.
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  earth, industry, rock, stone, weapon