mine noun

1 for coal, etc.

ADJ. coal, copper, diamond, salt, tin, etc. | deep, drift, opencast | abandoned, disused

VERB + MINE operate, run, work | go down, work at/down/in At 14, he went down the mines.

MINE + VERB produce sth At its peak, the mine produced 5,000 tons of coal a day.

MINE + NOUN shaft (also mineshaft), workings flooded mine workings | owner

2 explosive device

ADJ. anti-personnel, land, limpet

VERB + MINE lay, plant soldiers laying anti-personnel mines | clear, dispose of, remove The troops are slowly clearing the mines. | detonate, hit, set off, strike

MINE + VERB blow up, explode, go off