1 for coal, etc.
ADJ. coal, copper, diamond, salt, tin, etc. | deep, drift, opencast | abandoned, disused
VERB + MINE operate, run, work | go down, work at/down/in At 14, he went down the mines.
MINE + VERB produce sth At its peak, the mine produced 5,000 tons of coal a day.
MINE + NOUN shaft (also mineshaft), workings flooded mine workings | owner
2 explosive device
ADJ. anti-personnel, land, limpet
VERB + MINE lay, plant soldiers laying anti-personnel mines | clear, dispose of, remove The troops are slowly clearing the mines. | detonate, hit, set off, strike
MINE + VERB blow up, explode, go off