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Synonyms for excavate

Synonyms for excavate

to break, turn over, or remove (earth or sand, for example) with or as if with a tool

to make by digging

Synonyms for excavate

recover through digging

find by digging in the ground

form by hollowing

remove the inner part or the core of

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If the operator were to excavate and examine each of these anomalies, it would expect that 80 anomalies would have a true depth between 25% NWT and 45% NWT.
Instead of surface grading suitable for building homes, city officials said the contractor dug a 15-foot crater to excavate river rock with a series of belching Caterpillars, crushers, sorters and heavy trucks.
Archaeologists don scuba gear and grab shovels and buckets to excavate the wreck, which is just 7 meters (23 ft) below the sea surface.
The two heroes embark on a mission to save their galaxy - to do so they must excavate, awaken, train and collect all the Spectrobes they can and battle to defeat the Krawl.
Excavate & remove existing asphalt pavement from location of tree removal area to street (approx.
The cutting head is then progressively raised through the material until it breaches the surface, at which point the boom is then lowered and the cycle repeated to excavate the desired depth and width.
Scientific tests have confirmed the bone is human and work is now under way to excavate all the remains.
Field Museum archaeologists hope to excavate a more elaborate house in the future to gain more perspective.
Water officials had planned to excavate 54,000 cubic yards of sediment from the reservoir bed annually after raising the dam.
Tenders are invited for Works include approx 720 LF sawcut, excavate and install 8" PVC sewer pipe with CDF backfill and asphalt surfacing; 455 LF excavate and install 8" PVC sewer pipe w/ native backfill and native surfacing; 130 LF sawcut, excavate and install 4" sewer service lateral w/ CDF backfill and asphalt surfacing; 165 LF excavate and install 4" PVC sewer service lateral w/ native backfill and native surfacing; 1 LS erosion control & seeding; 160 TN 1" aggregate base alley surfacing; 40 SF concrete driveway repair; 195 SF concrete sidewalk repair;
At the dig site on the neighboring ranch, other team members uncover a tangle of bones that will have to be left for another expedition to excavate.
But Greco's tale of awe-inspiring exploits is marred by a dispute over his right to excavate in the South China Sea.
The HX Series allows the operator to excavate without the risks of damaging buried power, cable, gas fiber optic and water lines.
Work includes 6 ea 40 x 8-13~ excavate and backfill, single wood or direct embed steel pole, 10 ea 48 x 12~ - 14~ excavate and backfill, single wood or direct embed steel pole, 2 ea 48 x 14.
It cost the developer less than $30 per-square-foot to excavate and install the bathtub, while the work earned him a bonus of about $200 per square foot.