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  • n. Alternative spelling of land mine.

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Examples

  • One approach to developing a portfolio of sound dividend-paying stocks with low risk of stepping on a landmine is selecting companies with a long-term record of annual dividend increases.

    Avoiding Dividend Investment Landmines

  • When someone picks one up, a message on the other side tells the person doing so that the simple act of picking up what you think is a toy in landmine plagued communities can get you killed ... it then encourages people to go to the web site of Clear Path International to help landmine and bomb survivors.

    Boing Boing

  • The landmine is eternally prepared to take victims.

    Jody Williams - Nobel Lecture

  • So some people would call a landmine an autonomous object.

    Can Unmanned Robots Follow The Laws Of War?

  • Live, they constitute what's been called a landmine-like contamination.

    "Lethal Pinatas": Keeping Cluster Bombs from Kids

  • Despite calls from many quarters -- including American senators such as landmine ban hero Patrick Leahy and cluster-munitions victims -- for the United States to help shape the new cluster munitions treaty, the Bush administration stood back and watched while others took the lead.

    Donald Steinberg: Obama Administration Needs to Take a Stand on Cluster Bombs

  • But investors could suffer from what Goldman Sachs analyst James Covello called, during TI's last midquarter update, a potential "landmine" when the next chunk of baseband revenue disappears from TI's balance sheet.

    Texas Instruments Shifts Focus

  • Either they are field testing some new kind of landmine or they have the worst mole infestation ever.

    Cute, but Eeeeeeeevil

  • Tufts University researchers say such robots -- based on biological materials and the adaptive mechanisms found in living cells and organisms -- could repair space stations, conduct safer surgical procedures and work in hazardous environments such as landmine fields.

    Aye, Robots

  • Natal 12: 54 Racing Result - Kimberley - Race 1 12: 38 Cyclist killed in Free State "landmine" blast 12: 25 S. African aternoon shares steady near noon levels 12: 20 Trans-Natalsays two miners still missing 12: 10 Commercial explosives in device at IFP office -- SAP 12: 02 Little excitement seen in store for S. African rand 11: 50 Pretoria prepares for Walvis Bay handover 11: 47

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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