What does digging mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. excavation, digging, dig(noun)

    the act of digging

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

Wiktionary

  1. digging(Noun)

    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. Digging(noun)

    the act or the place of excavating

  3. Digging(noun)

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

  4. Digging(noun)

    region; locality

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How to say digging in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Southern California:

    Sadly, we lost one of our technicians today. He will be greatly missed, we urge all contractors homeowners to call 811 to have utility lines marked prior to digging of any sort.

  2. Josh Duchesne:

    Digging deep into a situation before making a decision, will enable you to seek the proper truth, rather than what your told.

  3. Tony Illman:

    After much digging, we were able to make out the date, the coordinates, the ship’s name and direction of the voyage (Cardiff in Wales to Makassar in the Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia), it was clearly very exciting but we needed a lot more information. We wanted to know if what we had found was historically significant or a very inventive hoax.

  4. Rosemary Vernon:

    As soon as I see them digging out in my front yard and laying pipe and I go out there and watch and see what they do, then I'll believe them.

  5. Herman Cain:

    You better believe that the people who hate me, who do not like conservatism, Republicans, are already digging up all of the negative stuff that's in stories from eight years ago, so be it. Let them go back and dig up eight-year-old stuff. I will be able to explain it this time where they wouldn't let me explain it the last time.

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