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.’
  • ‘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.’
  • ‘The air force still retains a commitment to support naval operations by minelaying.’
  • ‘Kolchak abandoned defensive minelaying in favour of offensive.’

Pronunciation

minelaying

/ˈmīnˌlāiNG/ /ˈmaɪnˌleɪɪŋ/