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  Words related to shovel

Related / Similar Words: power shovel, excavator, digger, shovelful, spadeful

 

Definition:
  • a machine for excavating;
  • a hand tool for lifting loose material; consists of a curved container or scoop and a handle;
  • a fire iron consisting of a small shovel used to scoop coals or ashes in a fireplace;
  • the quantity a shovel can hold;
  • dig with or as if with a shovel; "shovel sand"; "he shovelled in the backyard all afternoon long";

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    See Also: garbage down, gobble up, shovel in, bolt down, rake in

     

    Hyponyms: backhoe, dredge, steam shovel, hand shovel, posthole digger, post-hole digger, scoop, scoop shovel

     

    Derivational Morphology: dig, dig out, delve, cut into, turn over, excavate, power shovel, excavator, digger, shovelful, spadeful, shoveler, shoveller

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: lopata   Chinese: 鏟子  
    Croatian: lopata   Dutch: schop  
    Finnish: lapio   French: pelle  
    German: Schaufel   Greek: φτυάρι  
    Hungarian: lapát   Italian: pala  
    Japanese: ショベル   Korean:  
    Latin: pala   Portuguese:  
    Russian: лопата   Slovak: lopata  
    Slovene: lopata   Spanish: pala  
    Swedish: skyffel   Telugu: పార  
     
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