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Fougasse vs. Mine

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Fougassenoun

A type of lattice-shaped bread associated with the area of Provence.

Minepronoun

My; belonging to me; that which belongs to me.

Fougassenoun

An old-fashioned type of land mine, in the form of a foxhole filled with explosives or projectiles.

Minepronoun

Used predicatively.

‘The house itself is mine, but the land is not.’;

Minepronoun

Used substantively, with an implied noun.

‘Mine has been a long journey.’;

Minepronoun

Used absolutely, set off from the sentence.

‘Mine for only a week so far, it already feels like an old friend.’;

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Minepronoun

(archaic) Used attributively after the noun it modifies.

Minepronoun

(archaic) Used attributively before a vowel.

Minenoun

An excavation from which ore or solid minerals are taken, especially one consisting of underground tunnels.

‘This diamond comes from a mine in South Africa.’; ‘He came out of the coal mine with a face covered in black.’; ‘Most coal and ore comes from open-pit mines nowadays.’;

Minenoun

(figurative) Any source of wealth or resources.

‘She's a mine of information.’;

Minenoun

(military) A passage dug toward or underneath enemy lines, which is then packed with explosives.

Minenoun

(military) A device intended to explode when stepped upon or touched, or when approached by a ship, vehicle, or person.

‘His left leg was blown off after he stepped on a mine.’; ‘The warship was destroyed by floating mines.’;

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Minenoun

(pyrotechnics) A type of firework that explodes on the ground, shooting sparks upward.

Minenoun

(entomology) The cavity made by a caterpillar while feeding inside a leaf.

Minenoun

(computing) A machine used to extract units of a cryptocurrency.

Minenoun

alternative form of mien

Mineverb

(ambitransitive) To remove (ore) from the ground.

‘Crater of Diamonds State Park is the only place in the world where visitors can mine their own diamonds.’;

Mineverb

To dig into, for ore or metal.

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Mineverb

(transitive) To sow mines (the explosive devices) in (an area).

‘We had to slow our advance after the enemy mined the road ahead of us.’;

Mineverb

(transitive) To damage (a vehicle or ship) with a mine (an explosive device).

Mineverb

(intransitive) To dig a tunnel or hole; to burrow in the earth.

‘the mining cony’;

Mineverb

To dig away, or otherwise remove, the substratum or foundation of; to lay a mine under; to sap; to undermine; hence, to ruin or destroy by slow degrees or secret means.

Mineverb

(slang) To pick one's nose.

Mineverb

(computing) To earn new units of cryptocurrency by doing certain calculations.

Minenoun

See Mien.

Minenoun

A subterranean cavity or passage

Minenoun

Any place where ore, metals, or precious stones are got by digging or washing the soil; as, a placer mine.

Minenoun

A rich source of wealth or other good.

Minenoun

An explosive device placed concealed in a location, on land or at sea, where an enemy vehicle or enemy personnel may pass through, having a triggering mechanism which detects people or vehicles, and which will explode and kill or maim personnel or destroy or damage vehicles. A mine placed at sea (formerly called a torpedo, see torpedo{2} (a)) is also called an marine mine and underwater mine and sometimes called a floating mine, even though it may be anchored to the floor of the sea and not actually float freely. A mine placed on land (formerly called a torpedo, see torpedo{3}), usually buried, is called a land mine.

Minepronoun

Belonging to me; my. Used as a pronominal to me; my. Used as a pronominal adjective in the predicate; as, "Vengeance is mine; I will repay." Rom. xii. 19. Also, in the old style, used attributively, instead of my, before a noun beginning with a vowel.

‘I kept myself from mine iniquity.’; ‘When a man deceives me once, says the Italian proverb, it is his fault; when twice, it is mine.’; ‘This title honors me and mine.’; ‘She shall have me and mine.’;

Mineverb

To dig a mine or pit in the earth; to get ore, metals, coal, or precious stones, out of the earth; to dig in the earth for minerals; to dig a passage or cavity under anything in order to overthrow it by explosives or otherwise.

Mineverb

To form subterraneous tunnel or hole; to form a burrow or lodge in the earth; as, the mining cony.

Mineverb

To dig away, or otherwise remove, the substratum or foundation of; to lay a mine under; to sap; to undermine; hence, to ruin or destroy by slow degrees or secret means.

‘They mined the walls.’; ‘Too lazy to cut down these immense trees, the spoilers . . . had mined them, and placed a quantity of gunpowder in the cavity.’;

Mineverb

To dig into, for ore or metal.

‘Lead veins have been traced . . . but they have not been mined.’;

Mineverb

To get, as metals, out of the earth by digging.

‘The principal ore mined there is the bituminous cinnabar.’;

Minenoun

excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted

Minenoun

explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel

Mineverb

get from the earth by excavation;

‘mine ores and metals’;

Mineverb

lay mines;

‘The Vietnamese mined Cambodia’;

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