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Translation of "excavate" - English-Spanish dictionary

excavate

verb   /ˈek.skə.veɪt/
to remove earth that is covering very old objects buried in the ground in order to discover things about the past excavar Ice age bones are being excavated in the caves.61363
to dig a hole or channel in the ground, especially with a machine excavar In tin mining today, workers excavate tunnels horizontally from a vertical shaft.2661363
excavation noun   /ˌeks.kəˈveɪ.ʃən/
excavación Excavation on the site is likely to continue for several years. She has taken part in several excavations of Roman settlements across Europe.6
(Definition of excavate from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

excavate

verb /ˈekskəveit/
to dig up (a piece of ground etc) or to dig out (a hole) by doing this excavar Builders have begun excavating the site.
in archaeology, to uncover or open up (a structure etc remaining from earlier times) by digging excavar The archaeologist excavated an ancient fortress.
excavation noun
excavación
excavator noun
a machine or person that excavates excavadora a mechanical excavator.
(Definition of excavate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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