What is another word for shovelful?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈʌvə͡lfə͡l] (IPA)

A "shovelful" refers to the amount of material that can be lifted by a single scoop with a shovel. Synonyms for this term include "scoop," "load," "heap," and "pile." These words are often used interchangeably in everyday language and can refer to a variety of materials, such as dirt, sand, snow, or gravel. Other synonyms include "portion," "quantity," "measure," and "batch." The use of synonyms can help to add variety and interest to writing or conversation, and can be particularly useful when describing repetitive actions or tasks. Regardless of the term used, a shovelful remains a common measure of volume and weight for many types of materials.

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What are the hypernyms for Shovelful?

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Usage examples for Shovelful

When the floor needed patching, Jamie went to somebody's garden, brought a shovelful of earth, mixed it and filled the holes.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
He could see that the gravel was full of gold, and every shovelful he threw out sparkled with the golden ore.
"If Any Man Sin"
H. A. Cody
The Englishman went and found everything as the two prospectors had said; thawed out the soil in half a dozen places; scooped up the dirt and every shovelful panned out about twelve hundred to the ton.
"Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero"
F. Hopkinson Smith

Related words: snow shovel, garden shovel, rock shovel, posthole digger, garden spade, spade, fork

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