Meaning of countermine

coun•ter•mine

Pronunciation: (n.koun'tur-mīn"v.koun"tur-mīn', koun'tur-mīn"), [key]
— n., v., -mined, -min•ing.
—n.
  1. a mine intended to intercept or destroy an enemy mine.
  2. a counterplot.
—v.t.
  1. to oppose by a countermine.
—v.i.
  1. to make a countermine.
  2. to intercept or destroy enemy mines.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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