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backhoe

See definition of backhoe on Dictionary.com
  • as inearthmover
  • as inexcavator

synonyms for backhoe

  • excavator
  • grader
  • heavy machinery
  • tracked vehicle
  • bulldozer
  • digger
  • heavy machinery
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How to use backhoe in a sentence

The backhoe returned and began to scrape away at the soil layers.
TO FIND ANSWERS ABOUT THE 1921 RACE MASSACRE, TULSA DIGS UP ITS PAINFUL PASTHELEN THOMPSONMAY 27, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
As the backhoe dug deeper, wood fragments, glass, pottery shards and artifacts came to the surface.
TO FIND ANSWERS ABOUT THE 1921 RACE MASSACRE, TULSA DIGS UP ITS PAINFUL PASTHELEN THOMPSONMAY 27, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
A backhoe removed soil layer by layer, inches at a time, as archaeologists watched carefully for subtle changes in soil color and texture, and for any hint of a burial.
TO FIND ANSWERS ABOUT THE 1921 RACE MASSACRE, TULSA DIGS UP ITS PAINFUL PASTHELEN THOMPSONMAY 27, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
During an archaeological excavation, the goal is to stop the backhoe before it hits a burial, so the archaeologists look for other clues that remains might be present.
TO FIND ANSWERS ABOUT THE 1921 RACE MASSACRE, TULSA DIGS UP ITS PAINFUL PASTHELEN THOMPSONMAY 27, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
As backhoes and tug boats worked around the Panama-flagged Ever Given’s 400-meter-long hull on Thursday evening, experts began to tot up the economic and environmental ramifications of a protracted obstruction.
HOW THAT MASSIVE CONTAINER SHIP STUCK IN THE SUEZ CANAL IS ALREADY COSTING THE WORLD BILLIONS OF DOLLARSJOSEPH HINCKSMARCH 25, 2021TIME
Fairfax County fire officials said an investigation will determine the exact cause of the explosion, but they said a backhoe was involved.
MULTIPLE PEOPLE INJURED, VEHICLES CATCH FIRE AFTER SMALL EXPLOSION IN SPRINGFIELD AREAJUSTIN JOUVENALFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO BACKHOE

  • backhoe
  • excavator
  • grader
  • heavy machinery
  • tracked vehicle
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