from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An explosive mine laid usually just below the surface of the ground.
- n. Informal A concealed yet incipient crisis.
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- n. A mine that is placed on land and designed to explode when stepped upon or touched.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an explosive mine hidden underground; explodes when stepped on or driven over
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