Definition of limpet mine noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


limpet mine

BrE BrE//ˈlɪmpɪt maɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɪmpɪt maɪn//
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a mine (= a bomb that can be hidden in the sea) that attaches to the side of a ship and explodes after a certain time
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: limpet mine