Definition of creeping mine

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creeping mine

'creeping mine' is an military term. It means '(DOD,NATO) In naval mine warfare, a buoyant mine held below the surface by a weight, usually in the form of a chain, which is free to creep along the seabed under the influence of stream or current'.

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