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excavation

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noun ex·ca·va·tion \ˌek-skə-ˈvā-shən\

Definition of excavation

  1. 1 :  the action or process of excavating

  2. 2 :  a cavity formed by cutting, digging, or scooping

excavational

play \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective


Circa 1611

First Known Use of excavation

circa 1611


EXCAVATION Defined for Kids

excavation

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noun ex·ca·va·tion \ˌek-skə-ˈvā-shən\

Definition of excavation for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of excavating

  2. 2 :  a hollow place formed by excavating




Medical Dictionary

excavation

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noun ex·ca·va·tion \ˌek-skə-ˈvā-shən\

Medical Definition of excavation

  1. 1:  the action or process of excavating

  2. 2:  a cavity formed by or as if by cutting, digging, or scooping





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