mine detector


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mine detector detector consisting of an electromagnetic device; used to locate explosive mines
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In literature:

Information from the detector-transmitters, Tom went on, would be fed into an electronic computer at the Bureau of Mines in Washington.
"Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X" by Victor Appleton
Here's a man with an Army mine detector.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association

In news:

Dark matter detector nearing activation in SD mine.
The "Flower Pot" land mine is made of terra cotta, and doesn't trigger magnetic mine detectors.
Tom Yager, who has a surveying business in Clinton Township, shows how a detector would be used to find metal -- including unexploded mines and bombs -- in the ground.
The men are human mine detectors in the style of the Afghan National Army.
Dark matter detector nearing activation in SD mine.
Dark Matter Detector Nearing Activation in SD Mine.
Dark Matter Detector Nearing Activation in SD Mine.
One mile beneath the earth, dark matter detector nears activation in gold mine .
It took two days to ease the phone booth-sized detector down the once-filthy shaft and walkways that originally opened for mining in 1876 during the Black Hills Gold Rush.

In science:

Therefore, in this paper, we propose a novel algorithm BiTector (Bi-community Detector) to efficiently mine overlapping communities in large-scale sparse bipartite networks.
Overlapping Community Detection in Bipartite Networks
The test facility composed of the purification, transparency measurement systems and a 200 ton water Cherenkov detector will be constructed in the Kamioka mine.
Gadolinium study for a water Cherenkov detector
The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) is a 1 kton heavy water Cherenkov detector located in the Sudbury mine (Canada) at the formidable depth of 2092m (∼6010m w.e.) which has taken data between 1999 and 2006 giving fundamental contributions to solar neutrino physics.
Low Energy Neutrino Measurements
KamLAND is a liquid scintillator neutrino detector located in the Kamioka mine in Japan and taking data since 2002.
Low Energy Neutrino Measurements
Thus near-term requirements can be satisfied by sites like WIPP and the Soudan Mine, but deeper sites may be required for some next-generation detectors.
Nuclear Physics Neutrino PreTown Meeting: Summary and Recommendations