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Definition of Mine

Mine

  1. See Mien.
  2. Belonging to me; my. Used as a pronominal to me; my. Used as a pronominal adjective in the predicate; as, "Vengeance is mine; I will repay." Rom. xii. 19. Also, in the old style, used attributively, instead of my, before a noun beginning with a vowel.
  3. To dig a mine or pit in the earth; to get ore, metals, coal, or precious stones, out of the earth; to dig in the earth for minerals; to dig a passage or cavity under anything in order to overthrow it by explosives or otherwise.
  4. To form subterraneous tunnel or hole; to form a burrow or lodge in the earth; as, the mining cony.
  5. To dig away, or otherwise remove, the substratum or foundation of; to lay a mine under; to sap; to undermine; hence, to ruin or destroy by slow degrees or secret means.
  6. To dig into, for ore or metal.
  7. To get, as metals, out of the earth by digging.
  8. A subterranean cavity or passage
  9. A pit or excavation in the earth, from which metallic ores, precious stones, coal, or other mineral substances are taken by digging; -- distinguished from the pits from which stones for architectural purposes are taken, and which are called quarries.
  10. A cavity or tunnel made under a fortification or other work, for the purpose of blowing up the superstructure with some explosive agent.
  11. Any place where ore, metals, or precious stones are got by digging or washing the soil; as, a placer mine.
  12. Fig.: A rich source of wealth or other good.

Mine Quotations

I write about the power of trying, because I want to be okay with failing. I write about generosity because I battle selfishness. I write about joy because I know sorrow. I write about faith because I almost lost mine, and I know what it is to be broken and in need of redemption. I write about gratitude because I am thankful - for all of it.
Kristin Armstrong

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Albert Einstein

A friend of mine said something powerful at his grandfather's funeral. He said that the greatest lesson from his grandfather's life was that he died empty, because he accomplished everything he wanted, with no regrets. I think that, along with leaving a legacy, would be the greatest sign of success.
Marvin Sapp

It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important. - Arthur Conan Doyle
It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.
Arthur Conan Doyle

Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.
Nikola Tesla
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Mine Translations

mine in Afrikaans is myne, myn
mine in Dutch is de mijne, het mijne
mine in German is mein, meiner, Bergwerk
mine in Italian is miei, me, miniera
mine in Portuguese is mina
mine in Spanish is mina, me, mis
mine in Swedish is min, minera, mina, gruva
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