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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.