Definition of minelaying in English:

minelaying

noun

  • See minelayer

    • ‘The ship structure is able to meet all minewarfare roles, including surveillance, minelaying, minehunting and minesweeping.’
    • ‘Kolchak abandoned defensive minelaying in favour of offensive.’
    • ‘The air force still retains a commitment to support naval operations by minelaying.’
    • ‘The main roles of the corvettes will be in patrol and surveillance, minelaying, interception and other anti-surface warfare operations in the United Arab Emirate's territorial waters and exclusive economic zone.’
    • ‘A key role in this warfare is assigned to remote minelaying and remotely controlled minefields.’

Pronunciation

minelaying

/ˈmʌɪnleɪŋ/