minesweeper
noun Date: 1905 a warship for removing or neutralizing mines by dragging • minesweeping noun

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  • Minesweeper — may refer to: A person that performs demining Minesweeper (ship), a military vessel used to destroy naval mines Minesweeper (computer game), a logic game included with Windows and some Linux operating systems Minesweeper (Windows), the Windows… …   Wikipedia

  • minesweeper — n. A boat designed for the purpose of detecting and disposing of marine mines. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • minesweeper — ► NOUN ▪ a warship equipped for detecting and removing or destroying tethered explosive mines …   English terms dictionary

  • minesweeper — [mīn′swēp΄ər] n. a naval vessel specially designed and equipped for destroying enemy mines at sea …   English World dictionary

  • MineSweeper — Bildschirmfoto des Minesweeper Klons KMines Minesweeper (englisch mine sweeper: „Minenräumer“) ist ein zunächst simples, dem Betriebssystem Microsoft Windows beigelegtes Computerspiel, bei dem der Spieler durch logisches Denken herausfinden muss …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Minesweeper — Bildschirmfoto des Minesweeper Klons KMines Minesweeper (englisch mine sweeper: „Minenräumer“) ist ein zunächst simples, dem Betriebssystem Microsoft Windows bis einschließlich der Version Windows 7 beigelegtes Computerspiel, bei dem der Spieler… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • minesweeper — UK [ˈmaɪnˌswiːpə(r)] / US [ˈmaɪnˌswɪpər] noun [countable] Word forms minesweeper : singular minesweeper plural minesweepers a ship that has equipment for removing bombs that are under water …   English dictionary

  • minesweeper — minesweeping, n. /muyn swee peuhr/, n. Navy. a specially equipped ship used for dragging a body of water in order to remove or destroy enemy mines. [1900 05; MINE2 + SWEEPER] * * * Naval vessel used to clear submarine mines from an expanse of… …   Universalium

  • minesweeper — [[t]ma͟ɪnswiːpə(r)[/t]] minesweepers also mine sweeper N COUNT A minesweeper is a ship that is used to clear away explosive mines in the sea …   English dictionary

  • Minesweeper — …   Википедия

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