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Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with the speaker,
  1. An excavation in the earth for extracting coal or other minerals
    • - a copper mine
  2. An abundant source of something
    • - the book contains a mine of information
  3. A type of bomb placed on or just below the surface of the ground or in the water that detonates when disturbed by a person, vehicle, or ship

  4. A subterranean passage under the wall of a besieged fortress, esp. one in which explosives are put to blow up fortifications

  1. Obtain (coal or other minerals) from a mine

  2. Dig in (the earth) for coal or other minerals
    • - the hills were mined for copper oxide
    • - many financiers managed to obtain concessions to mine for silver
  3. Dig or burrow in (the earth)

  4. Delve into (an abundant source) to extract something of value, esp. information or skill
    • - how do they manage to mine such a rich vein of talent?
  5. Lay explosive mines on or just below the surface of (the ground or water)
    • - the area was heavily mined
  6. Destroy by means of an explosive mine

Pronoun (possessive)
  1. Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with the speaker
    • - you go your way and I'll go mine
    • - some friends of mine
Determiner (possessive)
  1. (used before a vowel) My
    • - tears did fill mine eyes

  1. get from the earth by excavation; "mine ores and metals"
  2. explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel
  3. lay mines; "The Vietnamese mined Cambodia"
  4. (mined) extracted from a source of supply as of minerals from the earth
  5. (mining) the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
  6. (mining) laying explosive mines in concealed places to destroy enemy personnel and equipment
  7. Mine! is the fourth album released by Trout Fishing in America. It was released along with Who Are These People? in 1994 on the Trout Records label. It is the band's second children's release.
  8. Mine is a 1973 compilation album by singer-songwriter Dolly Parton, issued by RCA's budget compilation division, RCA Camden. ...
  9. A naval mine is a self-contained explosive device placed in water to destroy ships or submarines. Unlike depth charges, mines are deposited and left to wait until they are triggered by the approach of or contact with an enemy ship. ...
  10. Mine is a novel written by American author Robert R. McCammon.
  11. "Mine" is a song written and recorded by American country pop artist Taylor Swift. It is the lead single from her third studio album, Speak Now, and the eleventh single release of her career. ...
  12. True Blood is an American television drama series, which premiered on HBO on September 7, 2008. Created by Alan Ball, the series is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries (also known as The Sookie Stackhouse novels) by Charlaine Harris.
  13. An excavation from which ore or solid minerals are taken, especially one consisting of underground tunnels; A passage dug toward or underneath enemy lines, which is then packed with explosives; A device intended to explode when stepped upon or touched, or when approached by a ship, vehicle, or ...
  14. (mining) The activity of removing solid valuables from the earth; Any extractive activity; The activity of placing explosives underground, rigged to explode
  15. (Mineness) the existential feature of Dasein that it is "in each case mine." To what exactly this amounts is unclear, but I am inclined (this month) to understand it to mean that Dasein is always a person.
  16. (MINES) These fireworks consist of a MINE pre-loaded into a cardboard MORTAR TUBE. The mine explodes from the ground and sends a large number of coloured stars and/or noise effects high into the air.
  17. (Mines) A cylindrical pyrotechnic device designed to project many ignited stars and / or other effects into the air.
  18. (Mines) Articles consisting normally of metal or composition receptacles and bursting charge. They are designed to be operated by the passage of ships, vehicles, or personnel. The term includes Bangalore torpedoes.
  19. (Mines) Though there are many mines in Canada, they are far from being all in operation. Coal is found in large quantities on Vancouver Island and in Nova Scotia and even in Manitoba and Saskatchewan; pit-coal in Nova Scotia north of Lake Superior and in the Province of Quebec. ...
  20. (Mining) extraction of minerals from the crust for industrial use.
  21. (MINING (GROUND WATER)) withdrawal of water from a ground water source at a rate greater than its rate of recharge.
  22. (MINING) The history of the mines on Bell Island spans the years between 1894 and 1966. John and Jabez Butler had held a legal lease on iron-rich land and in 1893 after the valuable red hematite was finally identified they sold their land to the Nova Scotia Steel Company. Col. ...
  23. (MINING) The industrial categorization of establishments primarily engaged in mining or quarrying, developing mines, or exploring for nonmetallic minerals, except fuels. ...
  24. (Mining) 1) Extraction of minerals from the earth’s crust for human benefit; 2) Making things mine by buying them; 3) Making people, plants and animals mine by appreciating them and taking responsibility for them.
  25. (Mining) An energy-consuming subsector of the industrial sector that consists of all facilities and equipment used to extract energy and mineral resources.