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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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One of the villagers told Today's Zaman that the marble quarry project and other construction projects have accelerated since they filed suit, adding: "They [the construction company] have been acting like a monster.
It forms part of the route to a marble quarry taken daily by dozens of dusty, open-top trucks.
In what is now Tunisia, martyrs range from teenagers and nobility to soldiers and church leaders: a young slave girl named Julia; a group of bishops, deacons and lay people thrown alive into a marble quarry in 257; 153 Christian lay people and their priests buried in quicklime in Utica in 260; an estimated 5,000 Christians deported and killed by the Vandal king Huneric in 483.
The term refers to the granular texture of the cheese's interior, a texture that once pulled or split open (the cheese should never be sliced open) resembles the rough-hewn walls of a marble quarry. The dairy cows responsible for Parmigiano-Reggiano feed on local grasses, as well as on highly controlled and regulated natural vegetable feed.
And 11 Madison with its marble quarry tunnels has such attention to detail," she said.
"There will be a rich diversity of orchards, farms, vineyards, stone mills -- even a marble quarry."
The photo, taken with a Canon EOS 500 loaded with Kodak 5052 TNX film, was shot at the Vigaria marble quarry at Vila Vicosa in Portugal.
"At the turn of the century there was a marble quarry there," explained Ross Soboleff, spokesman for Sealaska.
The 32 million cubic foot facility, owned by AmeriCold Logistics, is located underground in what was once a marble quarry in Carthage, Missouri.
Francisco Meseguer of the Polytechnic University of Valencia in Spain and his colleagues drilled regularly spaced holes, 1.6 meters deep, in a marble quarry. In the May PHYSICAL REVIEW B, the physicists report that certain vibrational frequencies--resulting from the clink of a steel ball against the marble--sharply weaken as they pass through the hole pattern.
My interest in that locality was revived in 1994 during a visit, to The Old Print Shop in New York City, where I purchased a quaint little drawing entitled Marble Quarry, "Kingsbridge." N.Y.
Under a PSDP Scheme, this Company has already implemented Model Quarry projects for marble in Bampokha (Buner) and Chitral areas and Marble Quarry Up-gradations at Torwarsak and Salarzai (Buner), the official said, adding another Model Quarry Upgradation project has been allocated for Shangla area.