mining

noun

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


MINING Defined for English Language Learners

mining

noun

Definition of mining for English Language Learners

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


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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