What does miner mean?

Definitions for miner
ˈmaɪ nərmin·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. miner, mineworkernoun

    laborer who works in a mine


  1. minernoun

    A person who works in a mine.

    Etymology: to mine + -er

  2. minernoun

    An operator of ordnance mines and similar explosives.

    Etymology: to mine + -er

  3. minernoun

    Any of four species of Australian endemic honeyeaters in the genus Manorina.

    Etymology: to mine + -er

Webster Dictionary

  1. Minernoun

    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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. mineur.]

  2. Minernoun

    any of numerous insects which, in the larval state, excavate galleries in the parenchyma of leaves. They are mostly minute moths and dipterous flies

    Etymology: [Cf. F. mineur.]

  3. Minernoun

    the chattering, or garrulous, honey eater of Australia (Myzantha garrula)

    Etymology: [Cf. F. mineur.]


  1. Miner

    Miner is a city in Mississippi and Scott counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. It borders the city of Sikeston to the east. The population was 984 at the 2010 census.


  1. Miner

    Miner activates a virtual storefront on your phone in real-time when you arrive at businesses, venues & events. The mobile storefront updates automatically as you move from place to place in the physical world-displaying highly-contextual content and offers based on precisely where you are and what you’re doing.For businesses, brands & agencies, Miner’s intuitive CMS makes it dead-simple to create and deliver a variety of mobile content. There's no coding required.As a compliment to its location-based virtual storefronts, the Miner platform features a mobile "treasure hunt" to engage people before or after they visit a place or event. A "treasure" is a digital voucher for a real prize. Miner shows a map to where the nearest treasure is, but you have to physically get to the location to discover what it is.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'miner' in Nouns Frequency: #1741

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of miner in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of miner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of miner in a Sentence

  1. Gianclaudio Torlizzi:

    Investors are worried that a big miner might default ...this is impacting metals, its a sentiment thing. The fundamentals are getting better ... China is stabilising.

  2. Gianclaudio Torlizzi:

    Investors are worried that a big miner might default ... this is impacting metals, it's a sentiment thing.

  3. Richard Ojeda:

    Hillary Clinton came down here and said,' Hey guys, we're gon na give you all job training.' But the jobs don't exist in West Virginia, or they're minimum wage jobs, you can't take a person that's a coal miner making $ 100,000 feeding their family, and tell them now you can go get a job making $ 20,000 or you can move to Colorado. Because that's not acceptable. And that's what she was pushing.

  4. Uwe Neumann:

    My father was a miner, my grandfather was a miner and they both told me: 'coal brought the Lausitz to life and without coal the Lausitz will die out'.

  5. Newmont CEO Gary Goldberg:

    I was hopeful that Mark, as another miner, would be able to sit down and do a (Nevada joint venture) deal as a point of logic, but then he dropped a hostile, no-premium bid.

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    involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm
    • A. profound
    • B. dangerous
    • C. obnoxious
    • D. busy

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