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backfill

back·fill

backfill

 
pronunciation:
baek fIl
parts of speech:
transitive verb & intransitive verb, noun
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: backfilled, backfilling, backfills
definition: to refill with what was previously removed.
The excavator backfilled the old foundation site.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the material that is used to refill an excavation.
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