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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Laborer who works in an underground shaft, digging for ore.

Usage examples (38)
  • This nimble miner is the merriest thing on the farm.
  • The typical workweek for a miner is 60 hours, according to workers.
  • When a miner is hurt it is of course impossible to attend to him immediately.
  • Raymond Davis Jr. (left) and John Bahcall in miner's clothing and protective hats. for more
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  • Union rules forbade a "minor" (a person under legal age) to do the work of a "miner" (a person who works in a mine).
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