anti-mine

adjective an·ti-mine \ ˌan-tē-ˈmīn , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or antimine

Definition of anti-mine

1 : serving to counteract or protect against explosive mines
  • United Technologies Corp. won $68.1 million in Navy and Air Force contracts for antimine equipment …
  • The Wall Street Journal
2 : opposed to the use of explosive mines
  • "These indiscriminate weapons do not care whether they blow up a child at play or a soldier on patrol," say antimine activists.
  • —Joan Stephenson

First Known Use of anti-mine

1914


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