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Definition of Miner

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

What one state could not get alone, what one miner against a powerful corporation could not achieve, can be achieved by the union.
Mary Harris Jones

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

I was born and raised in the high desert of Nevada in a tiny town called Searchlight. My dad was a hard rock miner. My mom took in wash. I grew up around people of strong values - even if they rarely talked about them.
Harry Reid

We were all miners in our family. My father was a miner. My mother is a miner. These are miner's hands, but we were all artists, I suppose, really. But I was the first one who had the urge to express myself on paper rather than at the coalface.
Alan Bennett

I am the granddaughter of a Welsh coal miner who was determined that his kids get out of the mines. My dad got his first job when he was six years old, in a little village in Wales called Nantyffyllon, cleaning bottles at the Colliers Arms.
Ann Romney
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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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