Definition of Minesweepers

1. Noun. (plural of minesweeper) ¹



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Definition of Minesweepers

1. minesweeper [n] - See also: minesweeper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Minesweepers

minerogenesis
minerogenetic
minerogenic
miners
miners' canaries
miners' canary
miners' moss
miners moss
minerva
mines
mineshaft
mineshafts
minestrone
minestrones
minesweeper
minesweepers (current term)
minesweeping
minesweepings
minette
minettes
minever
minevers
minework
mineworker
mineworkers
mineworking
ming tree
minged
mingei

Literary usage of Minesweepers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. General Kenney Reports: A Personal History of the Pacific War by George C. Kenney (1997)
"During the day the minesweepers in Leyte Gulf swept up sixty mines, ... The minesweepers had cleared the place and everything was all set for us to go in ..."

2. Seven Firefights in Vietnam by John A. Cash (1985)
"Every one of his monitors and minesweepers, Rhodes reported, had been hit. ... By 0900 two replacement minesweepers and a replacement monitor had arrived ..."

3. Russian Defense Business Directory: St. Petersburg and Leningrad Oblastedited by Franklin J. Carvalho edited by Franklin J. Carvalho (1998)
"It was expanded into a major builder of minesweepers and other small combatants after World War II and built ships of the steel-hulled T-43, T-58, Turka, ..."

4. Alliance Adrift by Yoichi Funabashi (1999)
"The US military only had two minesweepers in Sasebo, but Japan had more than 30. ... When the JDA responded that using Japanese minesweepers was impossible ..."

5. Landmine Monitor Report 2002: Toward a Mine-free World by International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Human Rights Watch (Organization). (2002)
"From then until 15 July 1999, nine of the Italian Navy's twelve minesweepers and two NATO Navy formations were employed in the operation. ..."

6. By Sea, Air, and Land: An Illustrated History of the U. S. Navy and the War by Edward J. Marolda (1996)
"A total of 10 ocean minesweepers, 9 amphibious ships, 6 fleet tugs, 3 salvage ships, and 19 destroyer types served with Task Force 78 during the six months ..."

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