mine detector


mine detector
device used to locate hidden explosives (in the land, sea, etc.)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • mine-detector — /ˈmaindetɛktor, ingl. ˈmaɪndɪˌtɛktə(r)/ [vc. ingl., comp. di mine «mina» e detector, dal lat. detegere «scoprire»] s. m. inv. cercamine …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • mine detector — / main di tektə/, it. / main de tɛktor/ locuz. ingl. (propr. rivelatore di mine ), usata in ital. come s.m. [apparecchio usato per localizzare mine] ▶◀ cercamine …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • mine detector — n. an electromagnetic device for locating the position of hidden explosive mines …   English World dictionary

  • mine-detector — mi·ne de·tec·tor s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS tecn. → cercamine {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1957. ETIMO: comp. di mine 1mina e detector rivelatore …   Dizionario italiano

  • mine detector — noun detector consisting of an electromagnetic device; used to locate explosive mines • Hypernyms: ↑detector, ↑sensor, ↑sensing element …   Useful english dictionary

  • mine detector — an electromagnetic device for locating buried or concealed land mines. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • Polish mine detector — The Mine detector (Polish) Mark I was a metal detector for landmines developed during World War II in the winter of 1941/1942 by Polish lieutenant Józef Kosacki. In the pre war period the Department of Artillery of the Ministry of National… …   Wikipedia

  • detector — /deˈtɛktor, ingl. dɪˈtɛktə(r)/ [vc. ingl., dal lat. tardo detēctor, da detĕgere «scoprire»] s. m. inv. (tecnol.) rivelatore, rilevatore FRASEOLOGIA metal detector, rilevatore di metalli □ mine detector, cercamine …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • mine — 1. poss.pron. 1 the one or ones belonging to or associated with me (it is mine; mine are over there). 2 (attrib. before a vowel) archaic = MY (mine eyes have seen; mine host). Phrases and idioms: of mine of or belonging to me (a friend of mine).… …   Useful english dictionary


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