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Noun: mine  mIn
  1. Excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted
     
  2. Explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel
Pronoun: mine  mIn
  1. Belonging to me
    "that glass is mine"
Verb: mine  mIn
  1. (mining) get from the earth by excavation
    "mine ores and metals"
     
  2. Lay mines
    "The Vietnamese mined Cambodia"

Derived forms: mined, mines, mining

Type of: excavation, exploit, explosive device, reenforce, reinforce, tap

Part of: colliery, pit

Encyclopedia: Mine, Mine, Mine