aerial mine

aerial mine
1. Mil. a mine designed to be dropped from the air into water.
2. a bomb or land mine designed to be dropped by parachute.

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Нужна курсовая?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • aerial mine — noun 1. : a mine designed to be dropped from the air especially into water 2. : a large light case bomb dropped by parachute called also land mine * * * 1. Mil. a mine designed to be dropped from the air into water. 2. a bomb or land mine… …   Useful english dictionary

  • aerial mine — explosive device dropped from an aircraft into the water …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Mine That Bird — at Santa Anita Park in Oct, 2008 Sire Birdstone Grandsire …   Wikipedia

  • Mine Mir — 62°31′45.92″N 113°59′36.74″E / 62.5294222, 113.9935389 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • mine — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. lode, vein, deposit; open pit, burrow, excavation; explosive, bomb; source, treasure trove. See concavity, store. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. my own, belonging to me, possessed by me, mine by right,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Naval mine — Polish wz. 08/39 contact mine. The protuberances around the top of the mine, called Hertz horns, are part of the detonation mechanism …   Wikipedia

  • land mine — noun an explosive mine hidden underground; explodes when stepped on or driven over • Syn: ↑ground emplaced mine, ↑booby trap • Hypernyms: ↑mine • Hyponyms: ↑bouncing betty, ↑claymore mine, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • AA Mine Discharger — The AA Mine Discharger was a Japanese anti aircraft weapon of the Second World War. The device was a simple tube like an infantry mortar of 70 mm or 81 mm caliber. Instead of a standard mortar bomb the projectile was a tube containing the 7… …   Wikipedia

  • land mine — Mil. 1. an explosive charge concealed just under the surface of the ground or of a roadway, designed to be detonated by pressure, proximity of a vehicle or person, etc. 2. See aerial mine (def. 2). [1885 90] * * * Explosive charge buried just… …   Universalium

  • air mine — noun : aerial mine …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”