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Synonyms for quarry

Synonyms for quarry

a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence

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a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate

animal hunted or caught for food

extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry

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Company officials said the purpose of the meeting is to explain the proposed project and answer questions regarding the potential development of a stone quarry.
Obra, Feb 28 ( ANI ): At least nine labourers were killed and two critically injured in an accident at an illegal stone quarry mine in Obra town in Uttar Pradesh's Sonabhadra on Tuesday.
for its proposed stone quarry about a mile north of Americus off Old Indiana 25.
The firm announced on Monday that it acquired a stone quarry in Polk County, Tennessee, from Polk County Stone LLC for an undisclosed amount.
Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) announced today that it has purchased a crushed stone quarry in Polk County, Tennessee, from Polk County Stone LLC.
The assets acquired include one stone quarry, three sand and gravel facilities, and related production equipment.
Included are seven operating stone quarries, two sand operations, one ready-mix operation and certain other permitted and not-yet-permitted stone quarry sites.
Not only will the Burns Stone quarry provide Vulcan with a strategic location, but it also will provide Vulcan with a source of skid-resistant stone for use in highway surfaces close to the growing Nashville metropolitan area.