Meaning of EXCAVATION in English

EXCAVATION

noun a cavity formed by cutting, digging, or scooping.

2. excavation ·noun the material dug out in making a channel or cavity.

3. excavation ·noun an uncovered cutting in the earth, in distinction from a covered cutting or tunnel.

4. excavation ·noun the act of excavating, or of making hollow, by cutting, scooping, or digging out a part of a solid mass.

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