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Definition of Mining
MiningMine Mine, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mined; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To dig away, or otherwise remove, the substratum or
foundation of; to lay a mine under; to sap; to undermine;
hence, to ruin or destroy by slow degrees or secret means.
They mined the walls. --Hayward.
Too lazy to cut down these immense trees, the
spoilers . . . had mined them, and placed a quantity
of gunpowder in the cavity. --Sir W.
2. To dig into, for ore or metal.
Lead veins have been traced . . . but they have not
been mined. --Ure.
3. To get, as metals, out of the earth by digging.
The principal ore mined there is the bituminous
cinnabar. --Ure. MiningMining Min"ing, n. [See Mine, v. i.]
The act or business of making mines or of working them. MiningMining 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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