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Sentence count:185+3 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-01-04Updated:2017-01-04
Antonym: burialintermentSimilar words: excavateelevationinnovationstarvationmotivationreservationobservationcaptivationMeaning: [‚ekskə'veɪʃn]  n. 1. the act of digging 2. the site of an archeological exploration 3. a hole in the ground made by excavating 4. the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth. 
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1 More discoveries were made as the excavation proceeded.
2 Excavation of the site will begin tomorrow.
3 The excavation of the buried city took a long time.
4 Excavation on the site is likely to continue for several years.
5 Pompeii remains the most complete urban excavation ever undertaken.
6 The excavation of the tunnel is still incomplete.
7 Rock excavation is obviously very expensive.
8 One other oasis town is currently under excavation.
9 These areas served as guides for subsequent excavation.
10 But his defenders note that the current excavation of the tunnel was initiated by the Labor government.
11 The excavation of a village may reveal a number of small buildings clustered around one much larger building.
12 A museum allows visitors to watch an ongoing excavation by paleontologists.
13 Another major limiting factor in excavation is the subjective nature of the excavation process.
14 Using open cut excavation where possible, Nuttall has moved about 26,( cu m of alluvium and gravel.
15 The excavation laid bare the streets of the ancient city.
16 In that excavation, however, the water was not drained from the cofferdam.
17 Omsk alone required the excavation of 130,000 cubic metres of earth.
18 The bad weather has hung up the work of excavation.
19 After the war, the engineers had to invent some mammoth excavation devices to shoehorn them out.
20 As a result, interest in non-destructive fieldwork was rekindled and continues today alongside excavation.
21 Elsewhere, it is likely that the original boundaries between the fields will only be recognized through extensive survey and excavation.
22 They visit the campus of the Crow Canyon Archeological Center and one of its excavation sites.
23 Rather, individual studies have been made of certain types in the reports on the excavation of cemeteries.
24 The local Soprintendenza in charge of archaeology in the Salerno region hopes to find the money to conduct a systematic excavation of the villa.
25 The funnel-shaped pits are constructed in dry soil or sand using a novel excavation technique.
26 It was at this inquest that Gordon Thomas claimed that 60,000 cubic yards of earth had been moved during the excavation.
27 Archaeologists are becoming increasingly aware of the high cost and destructiveness of excavation.
28 A total of nine elements were seen in the slab and its counterpart and some more have been exposed by careful excavation.
29 All we had to do now was satisfy ourselves that there was enough wreckage to warrant returning for a full-scale excavation.
30 Fieldwork is a major element of this degree since the material for study is gained by survey and excavation.
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