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excavation

synonym (synonym of excavation)

  • (noun.act)
    the act of digging (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.location)
    the site of an archeological exploration (noun.location)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth (noun.act)
     

hypernym (excavation IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a hole in the ground made by excavating (noun.artifact)
    a man-made object taken as a whole (noun.tops)
     
  • the act of digging (noun.act)
    the act of creating by removing something (noun.act)
     
  • the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth (noun.act)
    (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale (noun.act)
     
  • the site of an archeological exploration (noun.location)
    the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located) (noun.location)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF excavation relation)

  • a hole in the ground made by excavating (noun.artifact)
    a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    an excavation; usually a quarry or mine (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    an excavation for ore or precious stones or for archaeology (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a long narrow excavation in the earth (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    excavation consisting of a vertical or sloping passageway for finding or mining ore or for ventilating a mine (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    an excavation that is (usually) filled with water (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    an excavation where root vegetables are stored (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked (noun.artifact)
     
  • the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth (noun.act)
    mining valuable minerals from a placer by washing or dredging (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the mining of ore or coal from an open mine (noun.act)
     

instance hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF excavation relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

  • the site of an archeological exploration (noun.location)
    an ancient Mediterranean seaport that was a thriving city state in Phoenicia during the second millennium BC; was the chief port for the export of pap more.. (noun.location)
     

derivation (.... is derived from excavation)

  • a hole in the ground made by excavating (noun.artifact)
    form by hollowing (verb.contact)
     
  • the act of digging (noun.act)
    turn up, loosen, or remove earth (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    create by digging (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    find by digging in the ground (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    recover through digging (verb.perception)
     
  • the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth (noun.act)
    get from the earth by excavation (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    remove the inner part or the core of (verb.contact)
     

domain category (excavation is domain category of ....)

  • the site of an archeological exploration (noun.location)
    the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures (noun.cognition)
     

domain member category (.... is a member category of excavation domain)

  • the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth (noun.act)
    a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.quantity)
    (mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore (noun.quantity)
     
  • (verb.change)
    break into lumps before sorting (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    run water over the ground to erode (soil), revealing the underlying strata and valuable minerals (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    get from the earth by excavation (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    extract (ore) from a strip-mine (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    excavate horizontally (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    separate (a metal) from an ore (verb.contact)
     
  • (adj.all)
    (of mines and mining) worked from the exposed surface (adj.all)
     
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