Synonyms of excavation


1. excavation, digging, dig, creating by removal

usage: the act of digging; "there's an interesting excavation going on near Princeton"

2. dig, excavation, archeological site, site, land site

usage: the site of an archeological exploration; "they set up camp next to the dig"

3. excavation, artifact, artefact

usage: a hole in the ground made by excavating

4. mining, excavation, production

usage: the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth

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