mines 1 of 2

plural of mine
as in explosives
a usually concealed explosive device designed to go off when disturbed the soldiers were careful to disarm any mines they found in their path

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2 of 2


present tense third-person singular of mine
as in booby-traps
to place hidden explosive devices in or under the troops hurriedly mined the field before relinquishing it to the enemy

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“Mines.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mines. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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