to make coins by stamping metalthe right to mint coins
to invent or createThe book comprises a lexicon of freshly minted descriptions.
He invented the first electric clock.
The company produces circuitry for communications systems.
The desk was fashioned out of oak.
The boxes should be constructed from rough-sawn timber.
The phrase `cosmic ray' was coined by R. A. Millikan in 1925.
We devised a scheme to help him.
They agreed to forge closer economic ties.
All four claim that the evidence against them is fabricated.
a very large amount of moneyThey were worth a mint.
Eating out all the time costs a fortune.
bomb (British, slang),
He made a pile in various business ventures.
You could save yourself a packet.
He gathered the bundles of clothing into his arms.
top dollar (informal),
top whack (informal)
a set of Victorian stamps in mint condition
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in the sense of bundle
a number of things or a quantity of material gathered or loosely bound togetherHe gathered the bundles of clothing into his arms.
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Video: pronunciation of 'mint'
mint 的词库—— 柯林斯 英语词库
Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?