adjective see run-of-the-mine

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • run-of-mine — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective or run of the mine | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ Etymology: run of mine 1. : ungraded, unsorted, crude, unrefined : not ground or treated …   Useful english dictionary

  • run of mine — ore or coal as it comes from the mine without grading or sorting for size or quality …   Useful english dictionary

  • run-of-mine coal — abbr. ROM coal for the purpose of Test Method D4749, (1) in the case of an underground mine, it is that coal delivered to the surface by a slope belt, hoist, and so forth. (2) in the case of a surface mine, it is that coal as it exists after it… …   Coke&Coal Terminology

  • Run-of-mine coal —   Coal as it comes from the mine prior to screening or any other treatment.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …   Energy terms

  • run-of-the-mine — /run euhv dheuh muyn /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to ore or coal that is crude, ungraded, etc. 2. common or ordinary; run of the mill: a boring, run of the mine performance. Also, run of mine /run euhv muyn /. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • run-of-the-mine — ☆ run of the mine [run′əv thəmīn′ ] adj. [see RUN, n. 16b] 1. not graded according to size or quality: said of coal 2. RUN OF THE MILL: Also run of mine …   English World dictionary

  • run-of-the-mine — adjective not special in any way run of the mill boxing your run of the mine college graduate a unexceptional an incident as can be found in a lawyer s career • Syn: ↑run of the mill, ↑mine run, ↑unexceptional • …   Useful english dictionary

  • run-of-the-mine — or run of mine adjective Date: 1903 1. not graded < run of the mine coal > 2. run of the mill …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • run-of-the-mine — • run of the mill • run of the mine adj Of a common kind; ordinary; usual. Frank is a very good bowler, but Joe is just run of the mill. It was just a run of the mine movie …   Словарь американских идиом

  • run-of-the-mill — or[run of the mine] {adj.} Of a common kind; ordinary; usual. * /Frank is a very good bowler, but Joe is just run of the mill./ * /It was just a run of the mine movie./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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