excavation
Noun

excavation

  1. (uncountable) The act of excavating, or of making hollow, by cutting, scooping, or digging out a part of a solid mass.
  2. (countable) A cavity formed by cutting, digging, or scooping.
  3. (countable) An uncovered cutting in the earth, in distinction from a covered cutting or tunnel.
  4. (countable) The material dug out in making a channel or cavity.
  5. (uncountable) Archaeological research that unearths buildings, tombs and objects of historical value.
  6. (countable) A site where an archaeological exploration is being carried out.
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  • German: Ausschachtung
  • Russian: око́п
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