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Synonyms of mining

Noun


1. mining, excavation, production

usage: the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth

2. mining, minelaying, defense, defence, defensive measure

usage: laying explosive mines in concealed places to destroy enemy personnel and equipment

Verb


1. mine, exploit, tap

usage: get from the earth by excavation; "mine ores and metals"

2. mine, reinforce, reenforce

usage: lay mines; "The Vietnamese mined Cambodia"

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