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Definition of Miner


  1. One who mines; a digger for metals, etc.; one engaged in the business of getting ore, coal, or precious stones, out of the earth; one who digs military mines; as, armies have sappers and miners.
  2. Any of numerous insects which, in the larval state, excavate galleries in the parenchyma of leaves. They are mostly minute moths and dipterous flies.
  3. The chattering, or garrulous, honey eater of Australia (Myzantha garrula).

Miner Quotations

I know I'm not a coal miner, but I do long hours and I never complain, and there is nowhere else I'd rather be. So, yeah, that's how I'd define myself. I want to do it right, and prove people wrong once and for all about the myth of child stars.
Daniel Radcliffe

My physics teacher, Thomas Miner was particularly gifted. To this day, I remember how he introduced the subject of physics. He told us we were going to learn how to deal with very simple questions such as how a body falls due to the acceleration of gravity.
Steven Chu

You'd rather own gold; never own the miner.
Kevin O'Leary

When I was born, my father was a copper miner in Butte, Montana. It was a hard-core, blue-collar situation.
Barbara Ehrenreich

Oh yeah, I would have been a coal miner, I would think, if I hadn't had tuberculosis when I was 12.
Tom Jones
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Miner Translations

miner in Danish is grubearbejder
miner in Dutch is mijnwerker
miner in German is Bergmann, Bergarbeiter
miner in Latin is minutor
miner in Portuguese is mineiro
miner in Spanish is minero
miner in Swedish is gruvarbetare

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