[min-uh-muh s] /ˈmɪn ə məs/
noun, plural minimi
[min-uh-mahy] /ˈmɪn əˌmaɪ/ (Show IPA)
a creature or being that is the smallest or least significant.
Anatomy. the little finger or toe.
(immediately postpositive) (Brit) the youngest: sometimes used after the surname of a schoolboy having elder brothers at the same school: Hunt minimus
1580s, from Latin minimus (plural minimi); see minim.
[mahy-ning] /ˈmaɪ nɪŋ/ noun 1. the act, process, or industry of extracting ores, coal, etc., from . 2. the laying of explosive . [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 […]
- Mining bee
noun 1. a solitary bee of the genera Andrena and Halictus, which sometimes resemble honey bees
- Mining Eng.
1. Mining Engineer.
noun 1. the branch of engineering dealing with the location and appraisal of mineral deposits and the laying out, equipment, and management of mines.