digging digging  /ˈdɪ ɡɪŋ/


  1. (n) the act of digging
  2. (n) the site of an archeological exploration
  3. (n) an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
  4. (n) a small gouge (as in the cover of a book)
  5. (n) the act of digging
  6. (n) the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow
  7. (v) turn up, loosen, or remove earth
  8. (v) create by digging
  9. (v) work hard
  10. (v) remove, harvest, or recover by digging
  11. (v) thrust down or into
  12. (v) remove the inner part or the core of
  13. (v) poke or thrust abruptly
  14. (v) get the meaning of something


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  1. Although digging for Marmes man has already cost more than $100,000 in grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Park Service, the scientists have asked for .
  2. As Rollwagen tells it, Seymour Cray, the company's elusive founder, has been dividing his time between building the next generation of supercomputers and digging an underground .


  1. Investigators digging into well for evidence in DeBary cold case

    Volusia County detectives spent Wednesday digging for evidence they hope can help solve a cold homicide case. James Aslinger was killed nearly 40 years ago in DeBary. For a third time, investigators searched for evidence deep inside a well in the Glenwood area. Detectives said among decades-old trash, they did find pieces of the evidence they're looking for, but so far it's not enough to solve ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WFTV 9 Orlando

  2. Fbi Digging At Former Home Of Famed New York Mobster

    NEW YORK - Jackhammers are digging under a New York City house once occupied by a famous gangster who is said to have buried victims in familiar places. The digging started Monday in Queens' South Ozone neighborhood. It was home to James Burke, a Lucchese
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

  3. FBI Digging at Former Home of Famed NY Mobster

    FBI digging for remains at former home of NY mobster who inspired Robert De Niro character        
    on June 18, 2013     Source: ABC News


  1. "We are still digging with our hands and shovels because we can't use cranes because many of the houses were built of clay," Qassim said.
    on Aug 14, 2007 By: Abd al-Karim Qasim Source: USA Today

  2. "The American people understand we've got a big hole that we've got to dig ourselves out of, but they don't like the idea that people are digging a bigger hole even as they're being asked to fill it up," Obama said.
    on Jan 30, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: CNNMoney.com

  3. "Some have shown too much defensiveness and have not shown enough focus on digging into and addressing the problems," Gates said. "Also I am concerned that some do not properly understand the need to communicate to the wounded and their...
    on Mar 2, 2007 By: Robert Gates Source: FOXNews

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