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mine detector

noun
  1. an electromagnetic device for locating buried or concealed land mines.
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Origin of mine detector

First recorded in 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for mine detector

mine detector

noun
  1. an instrument designed to detect explosive mines
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Derived Formsmine detection, noun
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