Mine vs Warble - What's the difference?

mine | warble |


As nouns the difference between mine and warble

is that mine is an excavation from which ore or solid minerals are taken, especially one consisting of underground tunnels while warble is (military) in naval mine warfare, the process of varying the frequency of sound produced by a narrow band noisemaker to ensure that the frequency to which the mine will respond is covered or warble can be a lesion under the skin of cattle, caused by the larva of a bot fly of genus (taxlink).

As verbs the difference between mine and warble

is that mine is (ambitransitive) to remove (ore) from the ground while warble is to modulate a tone's frequency.

As a pronoun mine

is my; belonging to me; that which belongs to me.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

mine

English

Etymology 1

(etyl) .

Pronoun

  • My; belonging to me; that which belongs to me.
  • #
  • #
  • #
  • # (archaic)
  • #* (William Shakespeare), , Act V, Scene 1:
  • # (archaic)
  • #* 1862 February, , "(The Battle Hymn of the Republic)", in The Atlantic Monthly , Volume IX, Number LII, page 10,
  • Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord: /
  • Usage notes
    * . * Historically, (term) came to be used only before a consonant sound, and later came to be used regardless of the following sound. Nonetheless, (term) still sees archaic pre-vocalic use, as may be seen in the 1862 quotation above.

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl), from (etyl) (m), from .

    Noun

    (en noun) view of an anti-tank landmine
  • An excavation from which ore or solid minerals are taken, especially one consisting of underground tunnels.
  • This diamond comes from a mine in South Africa.
    He came out of the coal mine with a face covered in black.
    Most coal and ore comes from open-pit mines nowadays.
  • (military) A passage dug toward or underneath enemy lines, which is then packed with explosives.
  • (military) A device intended to explode when stepped upon or touched, or when approached by a ship, vehicle, or person.
  • His left leg was blown off after he stepped on a mine .
    The warship was destroyed by floating mines .
  • (pyrotechnics) A type of firework that explodes on the ground, shooting sparks upward.
  • (entomology) The cavity made by a caterpillar while feeding inside a leaf.
  • Derived terms
    * anti-personnel mine * anti-tank mine * coal mine * gold mine, goldmine * land mine, landmine * limpet mine * magnetic mine * minefield * minelayer * mine of information * miner * mineral * mine run * mine shaft, mineshaft * minesweeper * mineworker * naval mine * open-pit mine * proximity mine * proxy mine * salt mine * strip-mine, strip mine

    Verb

    (min)
  • (ambitransitive) To remove (ore) from the ground.
  • Crater of Diamonds State Park is the only place in the world where visitors can mine their own diamonds.
  • To dig into, for ore or metal.
  • * Ure
  • Lead veins have been traced but they have not been mined .
  • To sow mines (the explosive devices) in (an area).
  • We had to slow our advance after the enemy mined the road ahead of us.
  • To damage (a vehicle or ship) with a mine (an explosive device).
  • To dig a tunnel or hole; to burrow in the earth.
  • the mining cony
  • To dig away, or otherwise remove, the substratum or foundation of; to lay a mine under; to sap; to undermine; hence, to ruin or destroy by slow degrees or secret means.
  • * Hayward
  • They mined the walls.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • Too lazy to cut down these immense trees, the spoilers had mined them, and placed a quantity of gunpowder in the cavity.
    Derived terms
    * miner * mining

    Etymology 3

    .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Statistics

    *

    Anagrams

    * ----

    warble

    English

    Etymology 1

    Verb

    (warbl)
  • To modulate a tone's frequency.
  • To sing like a bird, especially with trills.
  • To cause to quaver or vibrate.
  • * Milton
  • touch the warbled string
  • To be quavered or modulated; to be uttered melodiously.
  • * (rfdate) Gay
  • Such strains ne'er warble in the linnet's throat.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (military) In naval mine warfare, the process of varying the frequency of sound produced by a narrow band noisemaker to ensure that the frequency to which the mine will respond is covered.
  • Etymology 2

    From Middle English werble, (at least for the noun) from (etyl) werbel (mole cricket), cognate to Walloon waerbea.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A lesion under the skin of cattle, caused by the larva of a bot fly of genus Hypoderma .
  • Derived terms

    * warble fly

    Anagrams

    *