quarry

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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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The Manigotagan Silica property is located on the east shore of Lake Winnipeg, directly across from Black Island where silica sand was extensively quarried in the past.
Silica sand from the property has recently been subjected to a variety of tests that indicate it is of a high purity with few contaminants and that it is similar to the silica sands previously quarried at nearby Black Island.