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Definition of 'shovel'

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Noun

  1. a hand tool for lifting loose material; consists of a curved container or scoop and a handle
  2. the quantity a shovel can hold
       Synonyms: shovelful spadeful
  3. a fire iron consisting of a small shovel used to scoop coals or ashes in a fireplace
  4. a machine for excavating
       Synonyms: power shovel excavator digger

Verb

  1. dig with or as if with a shovel; "shovel sand"; "he shovelled in the backyard all afternoon long"


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