Mine-sweeper



[mahyn-swee-per] /ˈmaɪnˌswi pər/

noun, Navy.
1.
a specially equipped ship used for dragging a body of water in order to remove or destroy enemy .
/ˈmaɪnˌswiːpə/
noun
1.
a naval vessel equipped to detect and clear mines
n.

1905, from mine (n.2) + agent noun from sweep (v.).

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