excavations (plural noun)
  1. the action of excavating something, especially an archaeological site.
    "the methods of excavation have to be extremely rigorous"
    unearthing · digging up · uncovering · revealing · disinterment · exhumation · digging · digging out · hollowing out · scooping out · gouging · boring · channelling · sinking ·
    quarrying · mining · hole · hollow · cavity · pit · crater · cutting · trench · trough · archaeological site
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How to use excavation in a sentence?
a dramatic photomural of the excavation opens the exhibition.
inside the excavation were the bones of some huge creature.
the methods of excavation have to be extremely rigorous.
rich artefactual material from campaigns of excavation.
How to say excavation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)uitgrawing
Arabic (NOUN)الحفر, أعمال الحفر, التنقيب, حفرية, تنقيب, حفر
Bangla খনন
Bosnian (Latin) iskopa
Bulgarian (NOUN)разкопки, изкопни, копаене, земни
Cantonese (Traditional) 開挖
Catalan (NOUN)excavació
Chinese Simplified 开挖
Chinese Traditional 開挖
Croatian (NOUN)iskopa, iskapanja
Czech (NOUN)výkopu, hloubení, ražbu, ražby
Danish (NOUN)udgravning
Dutch (NOUN)opgraving, afgraven
Estonian (NOUN)kaevetööde, kaevamine
Filipino paghuhukay
Finnish (NOUN)kaivaminen, maansiirto, louhinta, tyhjiin
French (NOUN)fouilles, creusement, terrassement, déblai
German (NOUN)Ausgrabung, Aushub, Baugrube, Grabung, Aushöhlung, Vortrieb, Erdarbeiten, Tiefbau, Bergung
Greek (NOUN)ανασκαφή, εκσκαφή, χωματουργικές, εξόρυξη
Hebrew (NOUN)חפירה, החפירה
Hindi (NOUN)उत्खनन, खुदाई
Hungarian (NOUN)földmunkák, ásatási, feltárás, munkagödör
Icelandic uppgröft
Indonesian (NOUN)penggalian
Italian (NOUN)scavo, dello scavo, scavi, degli scavi, escavazione, sterro, archeologici
Japanese (NOUN)発掘, 掘削, 発掘調査, 出土, 開削
Korean (NOUN)굴착, 발굴
Latvian (NOUN)izrakumos, ekskavācija, rakšanas, rakt
Lithuanian (NOUN)iškastas, kasimo
Malagasy fandavahana ny fototra
Malay (Latin) pengorekan
Maltese t affir
Norwegian Bokmål utgravningen
Persian (NOUN)حفاری
Polish (NOUN)wykopu
Portuguese (NOUN)escavação, excavação, desaterro, terraplenagem
Querétaro Otomi excavación
Romanian (NOUN)excavare, săpătură
Russian (NOUN)раскопки, земляных, Экскаваторная, рытье, котлована, проходка, выемки
Samoan eliga
Serbian (Cyrillic) ископавања
Serbian (Latin) iskopavanja
Slovak (NOUN)výkopu, hĺbenie, razby, nerastov, ťažobné
Slovenian (NOUN)izkopavanja
Spanish (NOUN)excavación, Soterramiento
Swedish (NOUN)utgrävning, schaktning
Tahitian mataʻi
Tamil அகழாய்வு
Telugu తవ్వకం
Thai ขุดค้น
Tongan keli
Turkish (NOUN)kazı, hafriyat, Kazısı, harfiyat, kazı çalışmaları, iksa
Ukrainian (NOUN)розкопок, земляні
Urdu کھدائی
Vietnamese (NOUN)khai quật
Welsh (NOUN)cloddio, gloddfa
Yucatec Maya excavación
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