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Meaning of MINING

Pronunciation:  'mIning

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
  2. [n]  laying explosive mines in concealed places to destroy enemy personnel and equipment

MINING is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: excavation, minelaying
 See Also: defence, defense, defensive measure, opencast mining, placer mining, production, strip mining



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Min"ing\, n. [See {Mine}, v. i.]
    The act or business of making mines or of working them.
  2. \Min"ing\, a.
    Of or pertaining to mines; as, mining engineer; mining
    machinery; a mining region.
    {Mining engineering}. See the Note under {Engineering}.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing mining in your dream means that your rivals is seeking your downfall by stirring up your past mistakes.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: architecture, assembly, avulsion, building, casting, coal mining, composition, construction, conversion, crafting, craftsmanship, creation, cultivation, cutting out, deepening, depression, deracination, devising, digging, disentanglement, drawing, drawing out, dredging, drilling, elaboration, engraving, enucleation, eradication, erection, evolvement, evulsion, excavation, excision, expression, exsection, extirpation, extraction, extrication, fabrication, fashioning, formation, forming, formulation, framing, gold fever, gold mining, gold rush, growing, handicraft, handiwork, harvesting, indentation, lowering, machining, making, manufacture, manufacturing, milling, molding, placer claim, placer mining, prefabrication, preparation, pressing out, probing, processing, producing, pulling, quarrying, raising, refining, removal, ripping out, shaping, sinkage, sinking, smelting, squeezing out, strip mining, tunneling, unrooting, uprooting, withdrawal, workmanship, wresting out