Definition of Shovelfuls

1. Noun. (plural of shovelful) ¹



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Definition of Shovelfuls

1. shovelful [n] - See also: shovelful

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shovelfuls

shovel ready
shovel test
shovel tests
shovelard
shovelards
shovelbill
shovelbills
shovelboard
shovelboards
shovelbum
shovelbums
shoveled
shoveler
shovelers
shovelful
shovelfuls (current term)
shovelhead
shovelheads
shoveling
shovellable
shovelled
shoveller
shovellers
shovellike
shovelling
shovelnose
shovelnose catfish
shovelnose frog
shovelnosed
shovelnoses

Literary usage of Shovelfuls

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Army Life of an Illinois Soldier: Including a Day by Day Record of Sherman's by Charles Wright Wills (1906)
"Right in front of Steadman 40 or 50 of our men are lying with only a few shovelfuls of dirt thrown over them, their heads and feet exposed. ..."

2. Parks and Park Engineering by William Thomas Lyle (1916)
"That a shoveler can do maximum work when he shovels 5 shovelfuls in 50 seconds. ... Experiments were made on 4 shovelfuls in 40 seconds, 6 shovelfuls in 60 ..."

3. Parks and Park Engineering by William Thomas Lyle (1916)
"That a shoveler can do maximum work when he shovels 5 shovelfuls in 50 seconds. ... Experiments were made on 4 shovelfuls in 40 seconds, 6 shovelfuls in 60 ..."

4. Papers and Transactions by Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers (1900)
"The time allowed for putting in the five shovelfuls is 50 seconds, which averages one ... While a man can put in 5 shovelfuls in 50 seconds, yet it does not ..."

5. Earthwork and Its Cost by Halbert Powers Gillette, Edward Ernest Russell Tratman (1912)
"It required 150 shovelfuls to make a cubic yard, and a man by shoveling 25 secs., then resting 25 secs., would average five shovelfuls loaded in 50 secs., ..."

6. Parks and Park Engineering by William Thomas Lyle (1916)
"That a shoveler can do maximum work when he shovels 5 shovelfuls in 50 seconds. ... Experiments were made on 4 shovelfuls in 40 seconds, 6 shovelfuls in 60 ..."

7. Chemistry of Gas Manufacture by William John Atkinson Butterfield (1907)
"When the coal is in a train of railway waggons, a few shovelfuls should be taken from every ... These shovelfuls should be brought similarly into a heap. ..."

8. The Chemistry of Gas Manufacture: A Practical Handbook on the Production by William John Atkinson Butterfield (1904)
"When the coal is in a train of railway waggons, a few shovelfuls should be taken from every ... These shovelfuls should be brought similarly into a heap. ..."

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