minesweeper

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The game.
A minesweeping ship.
A helicopter with a minesweeping sled.

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From mine + sweeper.

Noun[edit]

minesweeper (plural minesweepers)

  1. A vehicle, device or person with the purpose of removing explosive mines (landmines or water mines).
  2. (uncountable) A logic-based computer game in which the player has to discover the position of mines in a rectangular grid, based on numerical hints.

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