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mine field

[′mīn ‚fēld]
(ordnance)
An area in which mines have been placed.
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3: mine field "Troianovo 3" - 26 the number of external lines and number four domestic routes;
In Ott's system, the method of triangulation was used for all measurements of mine fields within the Ostrava coal district.
We developed different ways to prevent U-boats approaching our coast and one was laying mine fields," Mr Thomas said.
As if the direct path was too easy, they decided to detour through a mine field, just so they could come out at the other end and proclaim, ``Hah
At the Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, from June 2 to September 15, "The Gift: Generous Offerings, Threatening Hospitality" focuses on that ultimate social mine field, gift-giving, and its role in artists' practices.
New mine detection technology is tested on the post in a live mine field.
Just turn to Person to Person and enjoy the way an elegant, swelegant baseball mind can pick its way through any mine field of explosive questions.
soldiers and civilians who have to step into the mine field to trust these mines?
This is a devastating book: fourteen essays by six scholars (six of them by the editor himself) take us into the mine field of the early modern English royal estate; and if some of the mines are exploded round us, we are led safely out again, with infinitely better understanding and the feeling that the claim that this is "the first full account of the largest estate in early modern England" is entirely justified.
The Jewish-black conflict had long been a sensitive subject, a mine field for reporters.
Somehow she finds time to work on a book, tentatively titled Mine Field, which will chronicle her life and her efforts to keep a dance company alive.
And, they must extend their risk-taking ethos to their marketing programs, even though this may be unfamiliar territory, which some may liken to a mine field.