Excavator - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈekskəveɪtər|  American pronunciation of the word excavator
Brit.  |ˈɛkskəveɪtə|  British pronunciation of the word excavator

noun

- a workman who excavates for foundations of buildings or for quarrying
- a machine for excavating (syn: digger, shovel)

Examples

The excavators found ancient tools at the site.

Word forms

noun
singular: excavator
plural: excavators
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