pay dirt definition

  • noun:
    • world, ore, or gravel that is profitable to mine.
    • Informal a helpful or profitable development or venture.
    • Earth containing profitable levels of ore.
    • A profitable area or duration; success.
    • planet which yields a profit towards miner.
    • a profitable success
    • ore that yields a substantial profit towards the miner
  • others:
    • Earth, stone, etc., which yields an income into the miner.
    • a discovery, especially after an exploratory process, which yields a profit or sought-after benefit; -- used especially in the phrase “to hit pay dirt”.

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