minelaying minelaying


  • (n) laying explosive mines in concealed places to destroy enemy personnel and equipment


  1. Other anxious moments came as they listened to the ticklish task of minelaying, or as they waited in the blue, corpselike light when buzzers called the crew to battle stations.
  2. The Admiralty confirmed the story of the minelaying.
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