overhead shovel

overhead shovel

[′ō·vər‚hed ′shəv·əl]
(mechanical engineering)
A tractor which digs with a shovel at its front end, swings the shovel rearward overhead, and dumps the shovel at its rear end.

overhead shovel

A tractor having a shovel which digs at the front end and dumps its load at the rear end; often used in confined areas.