Definition of Quarry. Meaning of Quarry. Synonyms of Quarry

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Definition of Quarry

Quarry
Quarry Quar"ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quarried; p. pr. & vb. n. Quarrying.] To dig or take from a quarry; as, to quarry marble.
Quarry
Quarry Quar"ry, n. [OE. quarrere, OF. quariere, F. carri[`e]re, LL. quadraria a quarry, whence squared (quadrati) stones are dug, fr. quadratus square. See Quadrate.] A place, cavern, or pit where stone is taken from the rock or ledge, or dug from the earth, for building or other purposes; a stone pit. See 5th Mine (a) .

Meaning of Quarry from wikipedia

- ground. The word quarry can also include the underground quarrying for stone, such as Bath stone. Types of rock extracted from quarries include: Chalk China...
- Jerry Quarry (May 15, 1945 – January 3, 1999), nicknamed "Irish" or "The Bellflower Bomber", was an American heavyweight boxer. During the peak of his...
- A quarry lake is a lake that is formed after a quarry has been dug through a mining operation. During the mining process, water must be emptied. But after...
- You Are the Quarry is the seventh studio album by English alternative rock singer Morrissey. It was released on 17 May 2004 by record label Attack, and...
- A quarry is a type of mine, usually open-cast, generally for the extraction of stone or fossil fuel. Quarry or Quarries may also refer to: The target...
- Robert Walter Quarry (November 3, 1925 – February 20, 2009) was an American actor, known for several prominent horror film roles. Quarry was born in Santa...
- Moelwyn quarry is a defunct slate quarry located to the south of the village of Tanygrisiau, north Wales. Some initial prospecting was carried out in the...
- Penrhyn quarry is a slate quarry located near Bethesda, North Wales. At the end of the nineteenth century it was the world's largest slate quarry; the main...
- Neil Quarry (born November 20, 1962), known as Bobby Quarry, is a former boxer and the youngest brother of Jerry and Mike Quarry. Bobby Quarry was born...
- The Llwyngwern quarry (sometimes known as Glandulas quarry or Maglona quarry) was a slate quarry in Wales that opened by 1828 and continued working until...
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