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steam shovel

noun [C] uk   us   US (UK excavator)
a large, powerful machine with a container connected to a long arm, used for digging up the ground
Translations of “steam shovel”
in Chinese (Traditional) 挖土機, 挖掘機…
in Chinese (Simplified) 挖土机, 挖掘机…
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