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MINER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does miner mean? 

MINER (noun)
  The noun MINER has 1 sense:

1. laborer who works in a mine

  Familiarity information: MINER used as a noun is very rare.


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MINER (noun)


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Meaning:

Laborer who works in a mine

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

miner; mineworker

Hypernyms ("miner" is a kind of...):

jack; laborer; labourer; manual laborer (someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "miner"):

coal miner; collier; pitman (someone who works in a coal mine)

gold digger; gold miner; gold panner (a miner who digs or pans for gold in a gold field)

placer miner (a miner who extracts minerals from a placer by washing or dredging)

prospector (someone who explores an area for mineral deposits)

strip miner (a miner who does strip mining)


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