mine detector

noun
an electromagnetic device for locating buried or concealed land mines.

Origin:
1940–45

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mine detector
 
n
an instrument designed to detect explosive mines
 
mine detection
 
n

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Example sentences
One soldier initially probes the area, and the other soldier sweeps it with a mine detector.
It's a small back packable mine detector that works off the principal of electro-magnetic induction.
Thus, a land-mine detector must do its job without having direct contact with a mine.
You've seen the mine detector on the previous slide, but this is the mine plows and rollers.
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