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minesweeper

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noun mine·sweep·er \ˈmīn-ˌswē-pər\

Simple Definition of minesweeper

  • : a ship designed for removing or destroying mines

Full Definition of minesweeper

  1. :  a warship for removing or neutralizing mines by dragging

mine·sweep·ing play \-piŋ\ noun

1904

First Known Use of minesweeper

1904


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