verb (used with or without object), strip-mined, strip-min·ing.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of strip-mine
OTHER WORDS FROM strip-minestrip mine, noun
Example sentences from the Web for strip-mine
There was a lot of prison fiction from movies and books to mine.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I gave a reading last week with someone who had taken a class of mine.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I wanted to be anonymous, as some of these people were friends of mine.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It reminds me of an uncle of mine who said the London Blitz was irritating.
I learn by the third day to tell the nurse privately to make mine mostly orange juice.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We know one thing—the men that killed Rutter are the ones that held us up, and got off with that money of mine.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
And it is small consolation to me to note that most people's minds seem to be no better done than mine.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
When a besieged city suspects a mine, do not the inhabitants dig underground, and meet their enemy at his work?The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
The second cable quotes mine of last night wherein I ask leave to call for the East Lancs.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
And hence the reader can notice the fundamental difference between all other methods and mine.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)