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steam shovel

noun

: a large machine that is powered by steam and that is used for digging large holes

Full Definition of STEAM SHOVEL

:  a power shovel operated by steam; broadly :  power shovel

First Known Use of STEAM SHOVEL

1878
STEAM SHOVEL Defined for Kids

steam shovel

noun

Definition of STEAM SHOVEL for Kids

:  a power machine for digging

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