verb (used with object), coun·ter·mined, coun·ter·min·ing.
verb (used without object), coun·ter·mined, coun·ter·min·ing.
Origin of countermine
Related Words for countermineplot, sedition, scheme, treason, league, fix, cabal, trickery, hookup, frame, practice, connivance, intrigue, trick, game, perfidy, disloyalty, treachery, machination, confederacy
Examples from the Web for countermine
Historical Examples of countermine
They mine and countermine, until it isn't safe to predict who is immune and who isn't.The Brentons
Anna Chapin Ray
Countermine:—As before, but moored 29-1/4' below the surface.Torpedoes and Torpedo Warfare
C. W. Sleeman
It is not an easy matter to decide just where the countermine should be sunk or how far to go.Training for the Trenches
I know where the mine is to be sprung; and I will countermine!'
They mine and countermine expeditiously in the Channel Fleet.A Fleet in Being