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  Words related to excavation

Related / Similar Words: mining, digging, dig, hole in the ground, archeological site

 

Definition:
  • the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth;
  • the act of digging; "there''s an interesting excavation going on near Princeton";
  • a hole in the ground made by excavating;
  • the site of an archeological exploration; "they set up camp next to the dig";

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    Hyponyms: placer mining, strip mining, opencast mining, bore, bore-hole, drill hole, delf, ditch, mine, mineshaft, pit, quarry, stone pit, pool, root cellar, cellar, well, working, workings, Byblos

     

    Derivational Morphology: excavate, dig, hollow, mine, dig out, delve, cut into, turn over, unearth, dig up, turn up

     

     
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