• Miner Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Any of numerous insects which, in the larval state, excavate galleries in the parenchyma of leaves. They are mostly minute moths and dipterous flies.
  2. (n.) One who mines; a digger for metals, etc.; one engaged in the business of getting ore, coal, or precious stones, out of the earth; one who digs military mines; as, armies have sappers and miners.
  3. (n.) The chattering, or garrulous, honey eater of Australia (Myzantha garrula).

• Mineralizer Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) An element which is combined with a metal, thus forming an ore. Thus, in galena, or lead ore, sulphur is a mineralizer; in hematite, oxygen is a mineralizer.

• Mineralize Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To go on an excursion for observing and collecting minerals; to mineralogize.
  2. (v. t.) To impregnate with a mineral; as, mineralized water.
  3. (v. t.) To transform into a mineral.
  4. (v. t.) To charge or impregnate with ore.