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mining

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈmaɪnɪŋ/ NATURAL RESOURCES
the industry or activity of removing substances such as coal or metal from the ground by digging: Explosives and detonators are widely used in mining.coal/salt/gold/diamond mining Traditional industries such as coal mining have almost disappeared. a mining town/community the mining industry/sector a mining company/business/concern a mining engineer →  See also mine noun , data mining , opencast mining
Translations of “mining”
in Korean 채광…
in Arabic تَعدين…
in Portuguese mineração…
in Catalan mineria, explotació…
in Japanese 採掘…
in Italian attività mineraria…
in Chinese (Traditional) 採礦, 礦業…
in Russian горная промышленность, разработка полезных ископаемых…
in Turkish madencilik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 采矿, 矿业…
in Polish górnictwo…
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