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