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excavation

see definition of excavation
  • nounsite of digging; digging
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Synonyms for excavation

noun site of digging; digging
  • dig
  • mining
  • removal
  • burrow
  • cavity
  • cut
  • cutting
  • ditch
  • dugout
  • hole
  • hollow
  • mine
  • pit
  • quarry
  • shaft
  • trench
  • trough
  • blasting
  • disinterring
  • exhuming
  • scooping
  • shoveling
  • unearthing

Antonyms for excavation

  • solid
  • filling
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archaeology

noun. study of the physical remains of ancient cultures or eras
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basement

noun. room on lower floor of building

depression

noun. concavity, cavity

ditch

noun. gulley

dugout

noun. hollowed area

gouge

noun. groove, hole
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