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Definition of Countermine
Countermine Coun"ter*mine` (koun"t[~e]r*m[imac]n`), n.
[Counter- + mine underground gallery: cf. F. contermine.]
1. (Mil.) An underground gallery excavated to intercept and
destroy the mining of an enemy.
2. A stratagem or plot by which another sratagem or project
Thinking himself contemned, knowing no countermine
against contempt but terror. --Sir P.
CountermineCountermine Coun`ter*mine" (koun`t[~e]r*m[imac]n"), v. t. [Cf.
F. contreminer.] [imp. & p. p. Countermined; p. pr. & vb.
1. (Mil.) To oppose by means of a countermine; to intercept
with a countermine.
2. To frustrate or counteract by secret measures.
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