Definition of earthmoving in US English:

earthmoving

noun

  • See earthmover

    • ‘Like the aforementioned sports, rain effectively calls a halt to proceedings when it comes to earth moving.’
    • ‘On building sites Avant is an excellent machine for material handling, loading and earth moving.’
    • ‘A local contractor did all the heavy earth moving and Hayes' brother, who is an irrigation contractor, did all the irrigation work and has been doing the finish work and seed bed preparation.’
    • ‘It will require more grading and earth moving than the Mitford west site and there are no amenities such as washrooms, water, telephones or power.’
    • ‘The council says the earth moving and other operations carried out on the land already amount to unauthorised development.’