Meaning of EXCAVATION in English
— excavational , adj.
/eks'keuh vay"sheuhn/ , n.
1. a hole or cavity made by excavating.
2. the act of excavating.
3. an area in which excavating has been done or is in progress, as an archaeological site.
[ 1605-15; excavation- (s. of excavatio ) a hollowing. See EXCAVATE, -ION ]
Syn. 1. See hole .
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012