HyperDic: excavator

English > 2 senses of the word excavator:
NOUNperson excavatora workman who excavates for foundations of buildings or for quarrying
artifactexcavator, power shovel, digger, shovela machine for excavating
excavator > pronunciation
Soundseh'kskahvey.ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > excavator: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA workman who excavates for foundations of buildings or for quarrying.
Broaderworkman, workingman, working man, working personAn employee who performs manual or industrial labor
Verbsexcavateform by hollowing
English > excavator: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA machine for excavating.
Synonymspower shovel, digger, shovel
NarrowerbackhoeAn excavator whose shovel bucket is attached to a hinged boom and is drawn backward to move earth
dredgeA power shovel to remove material from a channel or riverbed
steam shovelA power shovel that is driven by steam
BroadermachineAny mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
Spanishexcavadora, pala excavadora
Catalanexcavadora
Verbsexcavateform by hollowing

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