Mining

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Definition

to mine: to dig up, to quarry, to extract from the ground
verb
Many people went to California in the 19th century to mine for gold, but few found it.
a mine a pit, a deep hole, a shaft
a miner a laborer who works in a mine or quarry

mining: extracting something from the earth (for example: coal, metal)
noun

Examples

  • "The mining company has just discovered platinum in Norway."
  • "No longer is our economy driven by gold mining, the logging industry, and import and export, as it was just two centuries ago."
  • "I had no idea that mining for gold was still a viable economic avenue."
  • "Say, Daddy, do you think you could take me gold mining with you?"
  • "Edward : Thanks for taking me out mining with you, Daddy."

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