[mim-i-tahyt, mahy-mi-] /ˈmɪm ɪˌtaɪt, ˈmaɪ mɪ-/
a mineral, lead chloroarsenate, Pb 5 As 3 O 1 2 Cl, occurring in yellow to brown prismatic crystals or globular masses: a minor ore of lead.
a rare secondary mineral consisting of a chloride and arsenate of lead in the form of white or yellowish needle-like hexagonal crystals. Formula: Pb5Cl(AsO4)3
[mahy-nuh-buh l] /ˈmaɪ nə bəl/ adjective 1. . [mahy-nuh-buh l] /ˈmaɪ nə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of being , especially profitably.
[mahyn] /maɪn/ noun 1. an excavation made in the earth for the purpose of extracting ores, coal, precious stones, etc. 2. a place where such minerals may be obtained, either by excavation or by washing the soil. 3. a natural deposit of such minerals. 4. an abundant source; store: a mine of information. 5. a […]
noun 1. an official who inspects a mine to ensure compliance with safety requirements.
[mahyn-feeld] /ˈmaɪnˌfild/ noun, Military, Naval. 1. an area of land or water throughout which explosive have been laid. /ˈmaɪnˌfiːld/ noun 1. an area of ground or water containing explosive mines 2. a subject, situation, etc, beset with hidden problems n. 1877, from mine (n.2) + field (n.). Figurative use by 1947.