aerial mine


Definition of aerial mine

1 : a mine designed to be dropped from the air especially into water
2 : a large light-case bomb dropped by parachute

called also land mine

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First Known Use of aerial mine

1908, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Aerial mine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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