Definition of Excavation

  • (n.) The act of excavating, or of making hollow, by cutting, scooping, or digging out a part of a solid mass.
  • (n.) A cavity formed by cutting, digging, or scooping.
  • (n.) An uncovered cutting in the earth, in distinction from a covered cutting or tunnel.
  • (n.) The material dug out in making a channel or cavity.

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