stripping shovel[′strip·iŋ ‚shəv·əl]
A shovel with an especially long boom and stick, enabling it to reach further and pile higher.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A power shovel which has an especially long boom, permitting it to reach farther and pile higher.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.