Mining vs Dining - What's the difference?

mining | dining |


As nouns the difference between mining and dining

is that mining is (senseid) the activity of removing solid valuables from the earth while dining is eating dinner as a social function.

As verbs the difference between mining and dining

is that mining is while dining is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

mining

English

Noun

  • (senseid) The activity of removing solid valuables from the earth.
  • gold mining
  • (figuratively) Any activity that extracts or undermines.
  • His extensive mining for apparently statistically significant results made any of his results questionable.
  • * (Jonathan Swift)
  • the fabrick, however weak by the delicacy of its composition, would not have fallen so soon, if the foundation had not been injured by the slow minings of regret and vexation.
  • (military) The activity of placing explosives underground, rigged to explode
  • Derived terms

    * defensive mining * offensive mining * open-pit mining * strip-mining * surface mining

    Verb

    (head)
  • Derived terms

    * data mining

    dining

    English

    Noun

  • Eating dinner as a social function.
  • * 1869 , The XIX Century (volume 1, page 6)
  • For my own part I preferred to remain with the ship, and I am now glad that I did so, for the welcome we received at Havana; the cheering crowds upon the quay; the friends we met and made; the dinings in and dinings out
  • Entertaining someone to dinner.
  • Verb

    (head)
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