the activity of detecting and disposing of marine mines
Hypernyms: ↑mine disposal

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ noun
: the action of dragging a body of water for submarine or floating mines in order to remove, neutralize, explode, or otherwise make them harmless

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mineˈsweeping noun
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Main Entry:mine

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