Verb(1) dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies
(1) As part of the evidence gathering process, they will ask Defra officials to exhume the carcasses of cows buried in October 2000-four months before the first case of foot-and-mouth was detected.(2) Azemi obtained a court order to exhume the body and arrested the brother.(3) Whenever a contractor digs into Berlin at a building site, he may dig up an unexploded bomb, exhume corpses, or liberate the fear trapped in a buried air raid shelter.(4) However, his body was exhumed in 2001 and examined by a state pathologist, who found the main impact to Barron's skull was from a moving object, ├ö├ç├┐most likely a motor vehicle├ö├ç├û.(5) Detectives have used DNA evidence to name a nightclub bouncer whose body was exhumed last month as the likely rapist and killer of three teenage girls almost 30 years ago.(6) There have been small victories at a local level, with villages achieving exhumations of mass graves, reburying their dead and erecting monuments.(7) The minister attended exhumations during the police investigation, held special memorial services for victims and provided unending support for families.(8) However, it is possible that this effect may be found wherever Mesozoic faults are exhumed to the sea bed or surface, and exhumation data measured in adjacent fault blocks should be projected across these faults with some circumspection.(9) As a penalty, his corpse was exhumed and beheaded.(10) Collinson's body was exhumed earlier this month because an examination completed immediately after his death was not detailed enough, and had not been carried out by a Home Office-approved pathologist.(11) The metamorphic core complex is thus formed as mid-crustal rocks are exhumed by tectonic unroofing in an extensional setting.(12) I had already seen some photographs of the corpses being exhumed and reburied, and of the cemetery being built.(13) The rocks exposed in the central Aegean region, in the area of the Cyclades, are generally Alpine metamorphic rocks and Miocene granites, which were unroofed by extension and erosion, being exhumed by the end of the Miocene.(14) Is the whole crustal section exhumed, or is only part of the subducted crust exhumed ?(15) These features probably form in the shallow subsurface and are exhumed by submarine erosion.(16) As communal tension mounts, the district administration escorts the students out of the University to the nearby railway station before exhuming the carcass of the animal.
(1) exhume :: opgrawe
1. disinter ::
2. dig up ::
3. unearth ::
1. bury ::
2. entomb ::
3. inter ::
4. tomb ::
Different Formsexhume, exhumed, exhumes, exhuming
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: exhume
Meaning and definitions of exhume, translation in Afrikaans language for exhume with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of exhume in Afrikaans and in English language.
Tags for the entry "exhume"
What exhume means in Afrikaans, exhume meaning in Afrikaans, exhume definition, examples and pronunciation of exhume in Afrikaans language.