shovel

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1 shovel /ˈʃʌvəl/ noun
plural shovels
1 shovel
/ˈʃʌvəl/
noun
plural shovels
Learner's definition of SHOVEL
[count]
: a tool with a long handle that is used for lifting and throwing dirt, sand, snow, etc.
: the part of a machine (such as a backhoe) that picks up and moves dirt, sand, snow, etc. see also steam shovel
2 shovel /ˈʃʌvəl/ verb
shovels US shoveled or British shovelled US shoveling or British shovelling
2 shovel
/ˈʃʌvəl/
verb
shovels US shoveled or British shovelled US shoveling or British shovelling
Learner's definition of SHOVEL
[+ object] : to lift and throw (dirt, sand, snow, etc.) with a shovel
US
: to remove snow from (a sidewalk, driveway, etc.) with a shovel
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to create (a path) by removing snow with a shovel
[+ object] informal : to put large amounts of (something, such as food) into something in a quick way
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