Definitions for mining
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mining.
the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
laying explosive mines in concealed places to destroy enemy personnel and equipment
The activity of removing solid valuables from the earth.
Any extractive activity.
His extensive mining for apparently statistically significant results made any of his results questionable.
The activity of placing explosives underground, rigged to explode
the act or business of making mines or of working them
of or pertaining to mines; as, mining engineer; mining machinery; a mining region
Etymology: [See Mine, v. i.]
Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth from an orebody, lode, vein, seam, or reef, which forms the mineralized package of economic interest to the miner. Ores recovered by mining include metals, coal and oil shale, gemstones, limestone, and dimension stone, rock salt and potash, gravel, and clay. Mining is required to obtain any material that cannot be grown through agricultural processes, or created artificially in a laboratory or factory. Mining in a wider sense includes extraction of any non-renewable resource such as petroleum, natural gas, or even water. Mining of stone and metal has been done since pre-historic times. Modern mining processes involve prospecting for ore bodies, analysis of the profit potential of a proposed mine, extraction of the desired materials, and final reclamation of the land after the mine is closed. The nature of mining processes creates a potential negative impact on the environment both during the mining operations and for years after the mine is closed. This impact has led to most of the world's nations adopting regulations to moderate the negative effects of mining operations. Safety has long been a concern as well, and modern practices have improved safety in mines significantly.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mī′ning, n. the art of forming or of working mines: the work of a miner.—adj. of or pertaining to mines: of burrowing habits.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
In military affairs, is the art of blowing up any part of a fortification, building, etc., by gunpowder. The art of mining requires a perfect knowledge both of fortifications and geometry; and by these previous helps, the engineer may be qualified to ascertain correctly the nature of all manner of heights, depths, breadths, and thicknesses; to judge perfectly of slopes and perpendiculars, whether they be such as are parallel to the horizon, or such as are visual; together with the true levels of all kinds of earth. To which must be added, a consummate skill in the quality of rocks, earths, masonry, and sands; the whole accompanied with a thorough knowledge of the strength of all sorts of gunpowder.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'mining' in Nouns Frequency: #2343
The numerical value of mining in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of mining in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
We have directed Semirara Mining Corporation to focus on search and rescue operations.
Growth keeps slowing ... Lower commodity prices, including oil, partly reflect weakening demand itself. In addition, the downturn in mining capex and the declining income of commodity producers is weighing on exports from Asia.
We have to dig wells 100 metres deep now if we want to have drinking water, the problem is that after mining, it is cheaper for the company to just dump the water into the river Warta from where it goes into the Baltic Sea instead of cleaning it up and pouring it [back] into our lakes.
There's a sense of relief. There's so much nervousness in the market at the moment that even slightly good news out of a bank like Commerzbank is taken very well, the German banking sector has been pretty battered, and The German banking sector's got to a point where there may be value there, so long as global economic factors start to calm down. Germany's DAX was up 1.4 percent. Traders said that growth data from Germany, which showed growth was steady and in line with expectations, provided reassurance after economic fears had pegged back markets this week. The FTSEurofirst 300 nonetheless remains down 5 percent this week, with banks still down around 7.5 percent on the week, hit by concerns over profitability in a low growth, low interest rate environment. Caution over exposure to default from the energy sector has also hindered bank stocks. On Friday, the oil and gas sector rose 3.1 percent after a rally in oil which left crude prices up over 3 percent. Growth sensitive mining stocks also rallied, up over 3 percent. In other corporate news, Rolls Royce rallied 11.9 percent after Rolls Royce results, Rolls Royce biggest one-day rise since November 2008. It stuck to its 2016 guidance, despite being forced to cut its dividend following three profit warnings last year. It said there would be no need for a rights issue.
The states have approved more than 3,300 mining plans since 1990, and zero [of them] caused a Superfund problem nor were identified as a CERCLA NPL site.
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- hornictví, těžbaCzech
- extraction minièreFrench
- արդյունահանում, հանքային գործ, հանքարդյունաբերությունArmenian
- 採鉱, 鉱業Japanese
- го́рное де́ло, добы́ча, мини́рованиеRussian
- gruvdrift, brytningSwedish
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