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Princeton's WordNet

  1. excavation, digging, dignoun

    the act of digging

    "there's an interesting excavation going on near Princeton"

Wiktionary

  1. diggingnoun

    The action performed by a person or thing that digs.

Wikipedia

  1. Digging

    Digging is the process of using some implement such as claws, hands, or tools, to remove material from a solid surface, usually soil or sand on the surface of the Earth. Digging is actually the combination of two processes, the first being the breaking or cutting of the surface, and the second being the removal and relocation of the material found there. In a simple digging situation, this may be accomplished in a single motion, with the digging implement being used to break the surface and immediately fling the material away from the hole or other structure being dug. Many kinds of animals engage in digging, either as part of burrowing behavior or to search for food or water under the surface of the ground. Historically, humans have engaged in digging for both of these reasons, and for a variety of additional reasons, such as engaging in agriculture and gardening, searching for minerals, metals, and other raw materials such as during mining and quarrying, preparing for construction, creating fortifications and irrigation, and also excavations in archaeology, searching for fossils and rocks in palaeontology and geology and burial of the dead.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Digging

    of Dig

  2. Diggingnoun

    the act or the place of excavating

  3. Diggingnoun

    places where ore is dug; especially, certain localities in California, Australia, and elsewhere, at which gold is obtained

  4. Diggingnoun

    region; locality

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of digging in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of digging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of digging in a Sentence

  1. Robert Leduc:

    I have spent an inordinate amount of time on this in the last four weeks; it was probably my number one priority, digging into the industrial schedule.

  2. Aarynn Carter:

    Obtaining this image felt like digging for space treasure, at first all I could see was light from the star, but with careful image processing I was able to remove that light and uncover the planet.

  3. Jamie Lynn Spears:

    Last year was my first time releasing an EP, and that was a whirlwind, i didn’t really know what to expect, and I was really pleased with the way everything went as far as doing that my first time independently. But this year, it’s kind of time to say, ‘Okay, you’ve been through the first round of understanding the whole process,’ and give me some time to think about what I want to say with my next project. That’s what I’m doing right now. I’ve been in Nashville writing a good bit, but I’m also digging through my catalog, digging through some old songs and just trying to figure out what my next message is gonna be.

  4. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Mystery of love is like digging water: everything closes. (Mystère de l'amour est comme - Creuser l'eau : tout se referme)

  5. Stu Scheller:

    They have kind of changed their disposition in the Marine Corps, they’re digging in and they’d like to burn our son Lt. Col. Scheller.

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