Die Übersetzung von "excavate" - Englisch-Portugiesisch-Wörterbuch


verb uk /ˈek.skə.veɪt/ us

to remove earth that is covering very old objects buried in the ground in order to discover things about the past

Ice age bones are being excavated in the caves.

to dig a hole or channel in the ground, especially with a machine

In tin mining today, workers excavate tunnels horizontally from a vertical shaft.
excavation noun uk /ˌeks.kəˈveɪ.ʃən/ us

Excavation on the site is likely to continue for several years.
She has taken part in several excavations of Roman settlements across Europe.

(Die Übersetzung von "excavate" von Cambridge Englisch-Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)