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Rock excavation (Fcfxer)

Definition
The removal of hard and firm parts of the earth's crust from a particular site or area. (Source: Team: adapted from www.hydro.mb.ca/corporate/facilities/build_gen_station/glossary.html)
Use For
Rock cutting
Broader Term
Excavation (Fcfxe)
Narrower Terms
Presplitting (Blasting) (Fcfxern)
Rock drilling (Fcfxerr)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Earthwork (Fcfxee)
Explosive excavation (Fcfxeh)
Open cut excavation (Fcfxen)
Shaft sinking (Fcfxes)
Trenching (Fcfxet)
Underwater excavation (Fcfxeu)