noun, Military, Naval.
an area of land or water throughout which explosive have been laid.
an area of ground or water containing explosive mines
a subject, situation, etc, beset with hidden problems
1877, from mine (n.2) + field (n.). Figurative use by 1947.
/ˈmaɪnˌhʌntə/ noun 1. a naval vessel that searches for mines by electronic means
[mahyn-ley-er] /ˈmaɪnˌleɪ ər/ noun 1. a naval ship equipped for , in the water. /ˈmaɪnˌleɪə/ noun 1. a warship or aircraft designed for the carrying and laying of mines
[min-ee-oh-luh] /ˌmɪn iˈoʊ lə/ noun 1. a village on W Long Island, in SE New York.
[mahy-ner] /ˈmaɪ nər/ noun 1. Also called mineworker. a person who works in a , especially a commercial producing coal or metallic ores. 2. a mechanical device used in : a miner for extracting ores from the ocean floor. 3. any of several Australian birds of the genus Manorina, feeding on honey and typically having […]