Quarry

A quarry is a place from which dimension stone, rock, construction aggregate, riprap, sand, gravel, or slate has been excavated from the ground. A quarry is the same thing as an open-pit mine from which minerals are extracted. The only trivial difference between the two is that open-pit mines that produce building materials and dimension stone are...
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quarry

Mine in which minerals or ore is blasted out of the side of a mountain or hill.
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Quarry

Prey a hawk is flown to.
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quarry

[v] - extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry
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Quarry

• (n.) 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). • (n.) The object of the chase; the animal hunted for; game; especially, the game hunted with hawks. • (n.) A heap of game killed. • (a.) Quadrate; square. • (n.) ...
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Quarry

[company] Quarry (formerly Quarry Integrated Communications) is a privately held marketing communications and advertising agency headquartered in St. Jacobs, Ontario, Canada. Quarry employs approximately 100 people in its headquarters and its locations in Durham, North Carolina and San Jose, California, USA. Bruce Bendinger (Editor, Adverti...
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Quarry

Quar'ry adjective [ Old French quarré .] Quadrate; square. [ Obsolete]
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Quarry

Quar'ry intransitive verb To secure prey; to prey, as a vulture or harpy. L'Estrange.
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Quarry

Quar'ry noun [ Middle English quarre , Old French quarré square, French carré , from Latin quadratus square, quadrate, quadratum a square. See Quadrate , and confer Quarrel an arrow.] Same as 1st Quarrel . [ Obsolete] Fairfax.
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Quarry

Quar'ry transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Quarried ; present participle & verbal noun Quarrying .] To dig or take from a quarry; as, to quarry marble.
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Quarry

a large pit dug to obtain a mineral from the ground. Rocks and ore are quarried.
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quarry

a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate
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Quarry

A surface mine usually for the extraction of construction stone.
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Quarry

An excavation where usable stone is extracted from the ground.
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QUARRY

Another name for prey.
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quarry

place where dimension stone or aggregate (sand, gravel, crushed rock) is mined. The products of dimension stone quarries are prismatic blocks of rock ... [5 related articles]
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Quarry

Prey of the bird of prey
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quarry

quarry (stones, rocks)
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Quarry

Site where stone, rock and construction materials are extracted. Open-pit operation.
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Quarry

The bird or animal that a bird of prey is hunting.
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Quarry

The bird or prey flown at.
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Quarry

The fox or other animal being hunted.
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Quarry

The game that you are hunting such as rabbit, pheasant, crow, or quail.
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Quarry

The location of a mining operation where a natural deposit of rock is extracted from the earth as stone through an open pit or an underground mine.
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Quarry

The location of an operation where a natural deposit of stone is removed from the ground.
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