Associations to the word «Quarry»
QUARRY, noun. A site for mining stone, limestone or slate.
QUARRY, verb. (transitive) To obtain (mine) stone by extraction from a quarry.
QUARRY, verb. (figuratively) (transitive) To extract or slowly obtain by long, tedious searching.
QUARRY, noun. An animal which is hunted, notably mammal or bird.
QUARRY, noun. A part of the entrails of a hunted animal, given to the hounds.
QUARRY, noun. An object of search or pursuit.
QUARRY, verb. To secure prey; to prey, as a vulture or harpy.
QUARRY, noun. A diamond-shaped tile or pane, notably of glass or stone.
QUARRY LIGHT, noun. A diamond-shaped pane of glass designed to be set in leads
QUARRY TILE, noun. A very hard ceramic tile used e.g. as flooring, usually 1/2 to 3/4 inches (13 to 19 mm) in thickness, made by the extrusion process from natural clays or shales.
QUARRY WATER, noun. The moisture content of freshly quarried porous stone
QUARRY, noun. A person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence; "he fell prey to muggers"; "everyone was fair game"; "the target of a manhunt".
QUARRY, noun. A surface excavation for extracting stone or slate; "a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'".
QUARRY, noun. Animal hunted or caught for food.
QUARRY, verb. Extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry; "quarry marble".
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