Examples of excavator in a Sentence
The excavators found ancient tools at the site.
Recent Examples of excavator from the Web
The excavator fell through a hole in the former Carter Chevrolet building at the corner of Charter Oak and Main Streets.
Curtis Chambers, president of OSHA Training Services, a private consultant group, said excavators sometimes shirk the regulations to save time, but that all trench tragedies are preventable.
In April, an excavator hit a transmission tower in the south, and the lights went out again across the island.
But what if the excavators find evidence of human remains?
Former resident Kim Jin-hong, who sold vegetables at a cart to support his wife and three children, remembers the excavators that rolled up the hills of 173rd Street on the morning of June 26, 1986.
Separately, Caltrans senior engineer Tad Sampson received a silver medal of valor for his work on Feb. 13, 2017 to rescue a contractor whose excavator became buried in debris on Interstate 80 near Baxter.
The fragility of the grid was evident last month when most of the island was left without power after an subcontractor's excavator steered too close to an energized line and an electrical ground fault caused a massive blackout.
The bodies of two women were found several kilometers away as excavators and rescue workers armed with shovels picked through rubble and mud searching for survivors and victims.
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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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