ground mine


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ground mine

[′grau̇nd ‚mīn]
(ordnance)
An underwater mine with negative buoyancy, intended to rest on the bottom of relatively shallow water.
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TERROR FROM ABOVE: A German ground mine of the type dropped on Liverpool during the Blitz
WEAPONS: Above, a 22ft long British Mark VII torpedo, below, A 7ft long German ground mine DEADLY: A Nordenfelt 6-pounder Mark II 1915 quick-fire anti-submarine gun
It had intended to increase its take from copper mining by increasing royalties on production from under- ground mines from 6% to 8%, and from opencast mines from 6% to 20%, in a move that the industry and mining unions considered outrageous.
At present a major chunk of our coal production (90 per cent) comes from opencast mines while the production from the under ground mines is a dismal 10 per cent only.
In addition, he tackled 50 dodgy grenades, three ground mines and a flying bomb
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Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Valid Dgms Approved Intrinsically Safe Sound Power Telephone For Under Ground Mines.
Tenders are invited for Procurement of Gas Detecting Sensor for O2 and Co for Sirka under ground mines.
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