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mining

noun

Simple Definition of mining

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of mining

  1. :  the process or business of working mines

14th Century

First Known Use of mining

14th century

Other Mining and Drilling Terms

Rhymes with mining


MINING Defined for Kids

mining

noun min·ing \ˈmī-niŋ\

Definition of mining for Students

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





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