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mining

noun

: the process or business of digging in mines to obtain minerals, metals, jewels, etc.

Full Definition of MINING

:  the process or business of working mines

First Known Use of MINING

14th century

Other Mining and Drilling Terms

ore, trepan, wildcat

Rhymes with MINING

MINING Defined for Kids

mining

noun min·ing \ˈmī-niŋ\

Definition of MINING for Kids

:  the process or business of digging in mines to obtain minerals
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