a place where minerals, esp. coal, ores, or precious stones, are dug from the groundan explosion at a coal mine
a profitable source or abundant supplya mine of information
I handed over my store of chocolate biscuits.
He has an extraordinary fund of energy.
a stock of food and other rations
The brain requires a constant supply of oxygen.
The country's reserves of petrol are running very low.
These records are a treasury of information.
The city boasts a wealth of beautiful churches
a hoard of silver and jewels
to dig minerals from the groundnot enough coal to be mined economically
to place explosive mines in or onThe approaches to the garrison have been heavily mined.
lay mines in or under,
sow with mines
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in the sense of excavate
to make a hole in something by digging into it or hollowing it outA team of archaeologists is excavating the site.
in the sense of excavation
excavations in the earth
Video: pronunciation of 'mine'
mine 的词库—— 柯林斯 英语词库
Life on the edge