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miner

Zoology
1. any of various insects or insect larvae that bore into and feed on plant tissues
2. Austral any of several honey-eaters of the genus Manorina, esp M. melanocephala (noisy miner), of scrub regions

miner

[′mīn·ər]
(mining engineering)
A person engaged in removing ore, coal, or minerals from the earth.
A machine designed for automatic mining of an ore.
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Voice acting in an animated feature production: Jennifer Jason Leigh for Anomalisa ; Amy Poehler for Inside Out ; Phyllis Smith for Inside Out ; Pierre Coffin for Minions ; Jon Hamm for Minions ; Alex Garfin for The Peanuts Movie ; Hadley Belle Miller for The Peanuts Movie ; and Tom Kenny for The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water .
30pm, Santa will arrive and take to the stage accompanied by a pair of mischievous Minions - cartoon characters from this year's blockbuster kids movie and follow-up to 'Despicable Me.
Now available on DVD Minions (U) sees the little yellow hench creatures on the search for a new villain to serve in 1968 New York City.
Minions has a sprinkling of giggles and doesn't outstay its welcome, but there's an unshakeable feeling that Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda's film falls short.
We are extremely excited to have the Minions and Hoda Kotb join us for Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway in November," Homestead-Miami Speedway President Matthew Becherer said.
We've come up with some make-yourown Minions - from cupcakes and gift bags to finger puppets and ice creams.
Minions is an origin story and thus a prequel to Despicable Me.
uk MINIONS TRAVEL PILLOW FEATURING characters from the new Minions film, this U-shaped travel pillow made with soft cotton foam particles is great for supporting children's necks and heads while travelling.
Unfortunately, these masters die prematurely - at the hands of the clumsy, yellow hench-creatures - leaving the Minions in a state of deep depression.
Flanked by Stuart and Bob, he leaves the Minions' ice cave retreat bound for 1968 New York City where the plucky trio learns about a gathering of criminals in Orlando and hitches a ride to the convention with a family led by Walter Nelson (voiced by Michael Keaton) and wife Madge and daughter Tina points the Minions in the direction of super-villain Scarlet Overkill (Sandra Bullock).
Flanked by Stuart and Bob, Kevin leaves the Minions' ice cave retreat bound for 1968 New York City where the plucky trio learns about a gathering of criminals in Orlando and hitches a ride to the convention with a family led by Walter Nelson (voiced by Michael Keaton) and wife Madge and their daughter Tina points the Minions in the direction of supervillain Scarlet Overkill (Sandra Bullock).
After serving their movie time as delightful side characters in the two Despicable Me films, those zany anarchic yellow Minions are back as the stars of their very own film and a wonderfully bonkers and funny offering it is too.