Origin of excavate
OTHER WORDS FROM excavatere·ex·ca·vate, verb (used with object), re·ex·ca·vat·ed, re·ex·ca·vat·ing.un·ex·ca·vat·ed, adjective
How to use excavate in a sentence
They’ve also drafted Mark Kisin, a number theorist at Harvard University and an old friend of Farb’s, to help them excavate.Mathematicians Resurrect Hilbert’s 13th Problem|Stephen Ornes|January 14, 2021|Quanta Magazine
A team led by evolutionary geneticists Gülşah Merve Kilinç and Anders Götherström, both of Stockholm University, extracted DNA from the remains of 40 human skeletons previously excavated in parts of eastern Siberia.Plague may have caused die-offs of ancient Siberians|Bruce Bower|January 6, 2021|Science News
Among them are a ball, a child’s Spider-Man shoe and slabs of Styrofoam so weathered they look as if they were excavated at Pompeii.In the galleries: Up to his elbows in watery works and lustrous prints|Mark Jenkins|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
A team led by archaeologist Aren Maeir of Bar-Ilan University in Ramat-Gan, Israel — who Chadwick collaborated with to excavate the Gath gateway — has investigated Tell es-Safi since 1996.The biblical warrior Goliath may not have been so giant after all|Bruce Bower|November 23, 2020|Science News
Buildings at Gath and several dozen other cities from ancient Israel and nearby kingdoms of Judah and Philistia, excavated by other teams, were constructed based on three primary measurements, Chadwick has found.The biblical warrior Goliath may not have been so giant after all|Bruce Bower|November 23, 2020|Science News
There were six hundred yards and more unexcavated, and but three days of his time remained.The Iron Furrow|George C. Shedd
Large, unexcavated ruins, magnificent canyons and mesas off the beaten path unfold the charm of this primitive region.
No survey of the unexcavated sites has been made, and the total number of ruins is unknown.
A number of buildings or clusters of rooms have been excavated in this, and others as yet unexcavated are known to be there.Your National Parks|Enos A. Mills
Some seventy or eighty feet is all that is visible of this limestone; the rest is unexcavated.Sea-Weeds, Shells and Fossils|Peter Gray