Translation of digger in Spanish:

digger

excavadora, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdɪɡər//ˈdɪɡə/

noun

  • 1

    (machine) excavadora feminine
    (person) excavador masculine
    (person) excavadora feminine
    • By then the volunteer team of diggers, guides, museum attendants and receptionists had formed into the Nonsuch and Ewell Antiquarian Society.
    • After they had delivered the gold they would sit on the grass and hand over any letters they might have had from the diggers.
    • After these goldrushes, and the return of experienced, but mostly unsuccessful diggers, gold, copper, and silver mines were in production within a short time.
    • Since a mechanical digger is no substitute for a trowel, this is not happening.
    • There are a number of diggers and excavators on site.
    • Were the diggers moved by these poignant finds to hold their own ceremonies?
    • The driver of the digger jumped from the machine just before the engine collided with it.
    • And I turned round to the other diggers and said, Right who's going to excavate this?
    • In the early stages of a housing development in the village of Bleadon (near Weston Super Mare), diggers unearthed several ancient circular burial pits.
    • Mass graves are being dug with mechanical diggers.
    • A small digger lifts up mounds of it and spreads it on the ground.
    • This cost him dearly with one of his most practical machines - the trench digger.
    • Last Tuesday morning the diggers arrived to scrape away earth to form 14 rectangular patches of soil opposite the residents' homes.
    • As an aside to its fundraising campaign, the Sussex Archaeological Society is inviting the 1960s diggers to a reunion on 22 May - all 800 of them.
    • However, such placers became exhausted very quickly, and diggers did not have the equipment or money to mine deeper layers.
    • As many of the returned diggers were in a generous mood, it enabled him to finish his chapel at Sevenhill in 1856.
    • He watched the excited diggers, who wanted to be diggers no more, climb atop great piles of coal, a new kind of black gold, and wave to those they never even bothered to exchange names with as the wagon train pulled out of camp.
    • The first thing he did was hire a digger and spent a day or so excavating the foundations.
    • The Show's trades stand section included an extensive display of jeeps, tractors, diggers and other farm machinery such as combine harvesters and slurry spreaders.
    • The pipeline laying began with two separate crews, each with around 180 men, working on trench diggers, banding machines, pipe-liners, welders, bulldozers and trucks.
    • Turned down, as it only really applies to land-based diggers, was ‘a bent’ of archaeologists.
    • Our exercise machines are post-hole diggers, shovels, rakes, push mowers, and wheelbarrows.
    • The publication reported last month how diggers excavating the site near Pocklington unearthed fragments of a human skeleton which almost certainly dated back to Roman times.
    • Apart from the hundreds of claims pegged out by individual diggers, there were several claims being worked in earnest by companies.
    • First colonised, this place was home to the miners, diggers and low tech engineers that made up the colonisation crews, see?
    • Later his teams carried desperately needed supplies for the starving diggers at Milparinka.
    • But there was a problem - six metres down the men had come across a pocket of natural gas - overcoming and hospitalising one of the diggers.
    • It was a barren grassland dotted with farms but soon grew into a shanty town surrounded by mine dumps as the diggers went deeper and deeper.
    • More than three hundred diggers sold their gold, at a much better price than they had received from the Victorians, and in March the Gold Escort was on its way back to Adelaide.
    • At my next visit to the orchard the site was simply bare red soil, fenced and waiting, watched over by earth moving equipment: diggers, graders, tractors.
    • As well as the picture of the Maori warrior, the diggers have also uncovered a rua, which is a large bowl-shaped underground storage structure.
    • Some animals are diggers so you want to put screen under your deck or porch.
    • From the wound in the earth the diggers threw out yellow, sticky clay.
    • And as the diggers began clawing back the earth, workers unearthed old tram lines.
    • When the alluvial gold had petered out the family left, as did all the other diggers, and settled in Port Augusta.
    • It continued to do so for a long time even though many diggers preferred to sell their gold in Adelaide or Melbourne where it commanded a higher price.
    • He thought of himself and his fellow engineers at the Cape as ditch diggers: They would be glad to dig any ditch anybody wanted when someone told them how wide, how deep, in which direction, and by when.
    • It is all there, gathered where everyone from project manager to diggers can consult at will.
    • Its late-nineteenth-century exponents celebrated the convicts, diggers, and bush workers as bearers of a tradition of egalitarian, masculine solidarity.
    • Among the various carry-ons under discussion were on-screen trenches not meeting health and safety requirements and diggers being advised by programme makers to get agents.
    • Already several lagoons have formed in areas where the diggers have removed earth for a new flood bank set 500 metres inland.
    • By 1888 he had created an effective monopoly through his company, which displaced smaller companies as well as white and black diggers.
    • Local Gardaí received a complaint from the local Church of Ireland rector on February 6 that many graves had been damaged by what appeared to be a mechanical digger.
    • Streamed videos from our interactive TV coverage (eg interviews with diggers and a look behind the scenes in the control room) and highlights from the shows will also be in view.
    • He also announced on the same occasion that a new mass grave had been found and that it contained 500 bodies, although diggers at the site claimed to have found only two bodies.
    • They are also interested in the production of mechanical diggers because they remember Bulgaria's production of these goods.
    • Summer schools could be used to offer practical experience on sites looking for inexperienced diggers.
    • The only sound was that of the digger's massive engine as the machine moved forward and crushed the wooden fence at the end of the former front garden.
    • I read with interest the letter on problems for inexperienced diggers.
    • It appeared as if they used the bucket of the digger to try and lift the ATM machine off the ground.
    • A ten-year boom brought diggers back across the Pacific from the declining California field, as well as from Britain, where Cornish tin-mining was declining.
    • He remembers the clay flats being mined, the diggers shovelling up clay into the oxcarts, the beasts relishing the mud.
    • As men and women watched in tears, the diggers quickly dumped earth on top.
  • 2Australian informal

    (form of address)
    hermano masculine informal
    macho masculine Spain informal
    güey masculine Mexico informal
    gallo masculine Chile informal
    • If a person does not wish to be interviewed that is there absolute right, and there are several thousand dead diggers from several wars who died for that right to exist.
    • The ability of the Australian digger to think for himself and improvise is something that lots of other armies just don't have.
    • Being a deployed ‘combat Q-ie’ means you're a well liked bloke when things are good, but not having enough stores and equipment to provide to the diggers can soon change that.
    • ‘I also spoke to two diggers who had been captured by the Germans, and they gave me an insight into the event itself and the ethos they felt,’ he said.
    • The courage shown by the young Australian diggers, airmen and sailors should be remembered and respected.
    • If they introduce it, it will have to be across the board, it can't be just targeted at the diggers.
    • Can the diggers observe and engage targets in relative safety?
    • When faced with the common question of what a digger does after the war, he is blunt and to the point - ‘I did every-bloody-thing’.
    • Why is it that a soldier may be charged for not shaving daily, but is rarely asked by a commander ‘Did you brush you teeth today, digger?’
    • He guided the young diggers and carried the unit's name very close to his heart.
    • Three diggers were among the 450 runners that started the race at 6am to avoid the 40C heat that is common towards the middle of the day.
    • Then, as they approached the docks, the diggers stared in awe at the remains of the once-mighty Imperial Japanese Navy.
    • As we stood above the huge ravine I could not even imagine how our diggers survived in such a place.
    • The warm welcome was also extended to helping the Australians get their terminal operations functioning, which allowed the diggers to swing straight into action.
    • The low humming from the engine of our landing craft was just audible over the chatter of the diggers she carried.
    • ‘Either we're not paying these diggers enough or we are bankrolling the most gullible army in the world.’
    • These diggers are keen, and while they might not get to do this as much as the ARA sappers, they showed they want to learn and improve their skills.
    • Their willingness to lend a hand and to help a mate typifies the spirit of the Aussie digger and the ethos of the Australian Army.
    • I expect that the traditional qualities of the Australian digger, resolve, strength and compassion, will sustain us in the testing days to come.
    • The raid by guards on the stockade set up by diggers in the Victorian goldfields only lasted an hour.
  • 3Australian informal

    (Australian person)
    australiano masculine
    australiana feminine