• Excavation Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The act of excavating, or of making hollow, by cutting, scooping, or digging out a part of a solid mass.
- (n.) The material dug out in making a channel or cavity.
- (n.) An uncovered cutting in the earth, in distinction from a covered cutting or tunnel.
- (n.) A cavity formed by cutting, digging, or scooping.