Meaning of EXCAVATION in English

EXCAVATION

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌek-skə-ˈvā-shən ]

noun

Date: circa 1611

1. : the action or process of excavating

2. : a cavity formed by cutting, digging, or scooping

• ex·ca·va·tion·al -shnəl, -shə-n ə l adjective

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.