miner vs minor : Common Errors in English

About miner vs minor

Children are minors, but unless they are violating child-labor laws, those who work in mines are miners.

miner Meaning(s)

  • (n) laborer who works in a mine

minor Meaning(s)

  • (n) a young person of either sex
  • (a) of lesser importance or stature or rank
  • (a) lesser in scope or effect
  • (a) inferior in number or size or amount
  • (a) of a scale or mode
  • (a) not of legal age
  • (a) of lesser seriousness or danger
  • (a) of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization
  • (s) of the younger of two boys with the same family name
  • (s) warranting only temporal punishment
  • (s) limited in size or scope

miner in News

  1. Miner fight scheduled for June 19

    Brookville's Keith Miner's mixed martial arts (MMA) fight against Damon Jackson will be Wednesday, June, 19. The date was incorrectly reported in last week's Democrat. The fight can be viewed on the web at www.spike.com. The schedule starts at 7 p.m.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Jeffersonian Democrat

  2. News-Miner named one of top three regional daily papers

    FAIRBANKS — The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner has been named one of the top three small daily newspapers in the five-state Pacific Northwest region of the Society of Professional Journalists.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

  3. Area digest: Miner Onakoya earns C-USA service award

    Miner Onakoya earns C-USA service award UTEP track and field's Abiola Onakoya earned a 2013 Conference USA Spring Spirit of Service award Tuesday.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: El Paso Times

minor in News

  1. Minor Moves: Clay Hensley, Warner Madrigal

    Wednesday's minor moves... The Brewers released Clay Hensley from Triple-A Nashville, according to the Pacific Coast League's transactions page. The 33-year-old has also spent time with the Reds' Triple-A affiliate this season, posting a combined 3.92 ERA with 9.6 K/9 and 5.2 BB/9 in 20 2/3 innings. Hensley posted a 4.62 ERA in 50 2/3 innings for the Giants in 2012. Also according to the PCL ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: MLB Trade Rumors

  2. Owens & Minor To Present At Goldman Sachs Global Conference; Webcast At 5:00 PM

    Owens & Minor To Present At Goldman Sachs Global Conference; Webcast At 5:00 PM
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Nasdaq

  3. Minor league baseball: Disastrous sixth inning sinks Salt Lake Bees

    Minor league baseball: Disastrous sixth inning sinks Salt Lake Bees Published Jun 11, 2013 11:20PM MDT Terrible sixth inning sinks Salt Lake Colorado hit a two-run homer and a grand slam during a 10-run sixth inning, wiping out the Bees’ 9-1 lead en route to a 15-9 victory Tuesday in PCL baseball. Roberto Lopez hit an RBI double in the second inning to give the Bees (33-33) a 4-0 lead. Trent ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

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