Definition of Shoveling

1. Verb. (present participle of shovel) ¹



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Definition of Shoveling

1. shovel [v] - See also: shovel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shoveling

shovelard
shovelards
shovelbill
shovelbills
shovelboard
shovelboards
shovelbum
shovelbums
shoveled
shoveler
shovelers
shovelful
shovelfuls
shovelhead
shovelheads
shoveling
shovellable
shovelled
shoveller
shovellers
shovellike
shovelling
shovelnose
shovelnose catfish
shovelnose frog
shovelnosed
shovelnoses
shovels
shovelsful
shovelware

Literary usage of Shoveling

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1. Earthwork and Its Cost: A Handbook of Earth Excavation by Halbert Powers Gillette (1920)
"1 — 3 men shoveling 3 50 2 — 4 men shoveling 4 45 3— 3 men shoveling 5 10 4 — 3 men shoveling and picking 5 30 fi — 3 men shoveling 3 45 5 — 2 men shoveling ..."

2. Earthwork and Its Cost: A Handbook of Earth Excavation by Halbert Powers Gillette (1920)
"1 — 3 men shoveling 3 50 2— 4 men shoveling 4 45 3— 3 men shoveling 5 10 5 — 2 men ... 1 man picking 4 IB 4— 3 men shoveling and picking 5 80 fi — 3 men ..."

3. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1917)
"Hand shoveling. 2. Wheelbarrow or hand car and shovel. 3. ... Hand Shoveling. — Where possible, the coal is dumped direct from the cars or wagons into bins ..."

4. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1913)
"Hand Shoveling. — Where possible, the coal is dumped direct from the cars or wagons into bins located in front of the boilers. In such instances one man may ..."

5. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1910)
"Hand shoveling from coal pile to furnace. 2. Wheelbarrow or hand car and ... Hand Shoveling. — Where possible the coal is dumped direct from the cars or ..."

6. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1917)
"... within the meaning of the policy, it would not necessarily follow that the business of shoveling concrete in a tunnel which was already dug would be ..."

7. Excavation by Allen Boyer McDaniel (1919)
"Shoveling Machines.—Several types of shoveling machines have been devised for the elevation of material and its disposal in cars. wagons or on ..."

8. Excavation: Machinery, Methods and Costs, Including a Revision of by Allen Boyer McDaniel (1919)
"The power consumption averages about 0.22 kw-hour per ton of material handled. Fio. 209.—Shoveling perating in a coal mine. ..."

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