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1. mining

noun. ['ˈmaɪnɪŋ'] the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth.

Synonyms

  • placer mining
  • strip mining
  • opencast mining
  • excavation

Antonyms

  • prosecution
  • question
  • offence
  • offense

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Words that Rhyme with Placer Mining

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Example sentences of the word placer-mining


1. Noun Phrase
Panning for gold was also known as "placer mining."

2. placer

noun. ['ˈplæsɝ, ˈpleɪsɝ'] an alluvial deposit that contains particles of some valuable mineral.

Synonyms

  • alluvial deposit
  • alluvial sediment
  • alluvium

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • place (English)
  • place (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. mining

noun. ['ˈmaɪnɪŋ'] laying explosive mines in concealed places to destroy enemy personnel and equipment.

Synonyms

  • defensive measure
  • defense
  • defence
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