mine strip


mine strip
In land mine warfare, two parallel mine rows laid simultaneously six meters or six paces apart. See also mine row.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • mine row — A single row of mines or clusters of mines. See also mine strip …   Military dictionary

  • strip mine — n AmE a very large hole that is made in the ground to remove metal, coal etc from the earth British Equivalent: opencast >strip mine v [I and T] >strip mining n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • strip mine — strip mines N COUNT A strip mine is a mine in which the coal, metal, or mineral is near the surface, and so underground passages are not needed. [AM] (in BRIT, use opencast mine) …   English dictionary

  • strip-mine — strip′ mine v. t. v. i. mined, min•ing min to excavate by open cut methods • Etymology: 1925–30 strip′ mine , n …   From formal English to slang

  • strip mine — strip ,mine noun count AMERICAN a large open hole in the surface of the earth dug to mine coal, iron, etc …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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