Meaning of MINING in English


/ ˈmaɪnɪŋ; NAmE / noun

[ U ] the process of getting coal and other minerals from under the ground; the industry involved in this :

coal / diamond / gold / tin mining

a mining company / community / engineer

—see also mine

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