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English → English (WordNet) Definition: countermine countermine n : (military) a tunnel dug to defeat similar activities by the enemy v 1: destroy property or hinder normal operations; “The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war” [syn: sabotage, undermine, counteract, subvert, weaken] 2: destroy enemy mines with one's own mines; “We countermined the banks of the river”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Countermine Countermine \Coun`ter*mine"\ (koun`t[~e]r*m[imac]n"), v. t. [Cf. F. contreminer.] [imp. & p. p. Countermined; p. pr. & vb. n. Countermining.] 1. (Mil.) To oppose by means of a countermine; to intercept with a countermine. [1913 Webster] 2. To frustrate or counteract by secret measures. [1913 Webster] Countermine \Coun`ter*mine"\, v. i. To make a countermine or counterplot; to plot secretly. [1913 Webster] 'Tis hard for man to countermine with God. --Chapman. [1913 Webster] Countermine \Coun"ter*mine`\ (koun"t[~e]r*m[imac]n`), n. [Counter- + mine underground gallery: cf. F. contermine.] 1. (Mil.) An underground gallery excavated to intercept and destroy the mining of an enemy. [1913 Webster] 2. A stratagem or plot by which another sratagem or project is defeated. [1913 Webster] Thinking himself contemned, knowing no countermine against contempt but terror. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]


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