minesweeper minesweeper  /ˈmaɪn ˌswi pər/


  • (n) ship equipped to detect and then destroy or neutralize or remove marine mines


  1. And, yes, he pilots a World War II minesweeper converted into a seagoing laboratory, also like Cousteau's.
  2. From the bridge of the racing, rolling destroyer-minesweeper Hobson, the air craft carrier Wasp was simply a dark bulk 3,000 yards off to the left, against the mid-Atlantic night.
  3. Later on I checked up with the officer of a minesweeper which had been operating on the west side.


  1. PlayStation Mobile Update: This Week’s New Games and Updates

    Each Tuesday night, PlayStation Mobile updates with new games, apps and updates to your favorite PSM titles. Pickbox and Duelist Calculator released last night, along with five updates to existing PlayStation Mobile titles like Minesweeper and Snake.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: PlayStation Blog

  2. Have some frugal fun with these 11 free Windows 8 games

    Ah, it's good to stick with a classic—even if the game has changed a bit. Minesweeper doesn't come standard in Windows 8, but it's free in the store—and it received a makeover. The classic style is still available, with grids of different size and with boring mine-clearing assignments. But there's also an Indiana Jones–style adventure mode, where you avoid traps and monsters to collect gold and ...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: PC World

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