Related formsmine·sweep·ing, noun
Examples from the Web for mine-sweeper
There are days when a mine-sweeper captain, who is continually running the gauntlet of death, reckons that he has been fortunate.
The guns still played on us till we got back to a mine-sweeper.The Irish at the Front|Michael MacDonagh
A little further south he signalled same orders to the patrol boat that he had given to the mine-sweeper.Dave Darrin After The Mine Layers|H. Irving Hancock
The Turkish guns, which had been firing probably at some mine-sweeper, were silent again.On Land And Sea At The Dardanelles|Thomas Charles Bridges
We were spotted by a mine-sweeper, and she raced to the rescue.