excavator excavator  /ˈɛk skə ˌveɪ tər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a workman who excavates for foundations of buildings or for quarrying
  2. (n) a machine for excavating

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Napoleon brought his own team of excavators when he invaded in 1798, and a series of expeditions in the 19th and early 20th centuries uncovered one tomb after another.
  2. Congratulations, excavators of the erotic.
  3. In particular, it's asking for prefabricated houses and helicopters that can lift trucks and excavators so that roads can be reopened.

News

  1. Excavator Hits Incline Home; Highway 28 Reopens

    A portion of Highway 28 has reopened to traffic after crews removed an excavator that hit a house Monday in Incline Village.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KTVN Reno

  2. Excavator operator surrenders to police

    The excavator operator charged in the deaths of six people at a Salvation Army thrift store in Center City turned himself in to police Saturday.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

  3. Excavator Operator Wanted In Philly Collapse Deaths Surrenders

    The excavator operator wanted in connection with the deadly Philadelphia building collapse surrendered to police on Saturday. The man, Sean Benschop, was accused of being high while operating the equipment. Benschop was operating an excavator on Wednesday when the remains of a four-story building gave way. They toppled onto an attached Salvation Army thrift store, [...] Excavator Operator Wanted ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

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Quotes

  1. "I didn't know what I was going to make," Flesch said. "I saw that ball sitting on the lip, and I'm like, 'Dear, God, what do I do?' I called for an official, an excavator, an architect, I didn't know what I was doing."
    on Sep 20, 2007 By: Steve Flesch Source: Forbes

  2. Under the heading "career outside cricket" Jones wrote "Excavator of Sophia Gardens".
    on Aug 14, 2005 By: Simon Jones Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. Through the nature of her recent work, Cattrall sees herself as an "anthropologist, an excavator, a discoverer of sex."
    on Aug 5, 2004 By: Kim Cattrall Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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