Examples of excavator in a Sentence
The excavators found ancient tools at the site.
Recent Examples of excavator from the Web
When trucks get stuck, other trucks come to try and rescue them, and when those get bogged, there’s an excavator and a bulldozer to pull them out.
In 2014, a team of excavators led by marine scientist David L. Mearns and his company Bluewater Discoveries Ltd. loosened the astrolabe from sand covering hundreds of other relics that sat on the sea floor.
So far, only one side of the panel has been revealed by excavators, but characters and beasts from Roman myths can be clearly seen.
As Maev Kennedy reports for the Guardian, the program was just two weeks away from concluding when the amateur excavators made a stunning discovery: a large, colorful mosaic depicting the dramatic tale of a mythical hero.
The Somerset’s bow stem uses 22 tons of steel from one of two mining excavators present at the Flight 93 crash site in Pennsylvania.
But already close to the front lines of the effort is China, which has donated 47 heavy-duty industrial vehicles, among them excavators, bulldozers, tractors, cement mixers, and dump trucks.
At about noon, an oversized flatbed carrying an excavator lumbered to a stop on Locust Grove.
The site of Chapelle Dom Hue contains the ruins of what excavators believe is a religious retreat, or hermitage, which de Jersey said dates back to the 14th century.
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EXCAVATOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of excavator for English Language Learners
: a person who digs up things that have been buried for a long time
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