Definition of Marine mine
1. Noun. An explosive mine designed to destroy ships that bump into it.
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Literary usage of Marine mine
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1. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"A fuse employed for the ignition of a sub-marine mine. ... Sub-marine mine.—A mass of gun-cotton or other explosive material contained in a water-tight ..."
2. The Service of Coast Artillery by Frank Thomas Hines, Franklin Wilmer Ward (1910)
"marine mine. Mine Command.—Such portions of submarine defenses and rapid-fire guns for the protection thereof as may be efficiently controlled by one man. ..."
3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"•marine mine. It enters it by au insulated joint, and is then soldered to a small piece of platinum wire Of locomotive torpedoes there are three classes ..."
4. Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880) Edinburgh and (1881)
"... the acid acting on the lime, gem-rates great heat, and explodes the powder. shore to the sub-marine mine. It enters it by an insulated joint, ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The cutting process has proven invaluable in fire fighting and in marine, mine and railroad rescue work, notable examples being the Equitable Building fire ..."