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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The extraction of building stone or slate from an open pit

Usage examples (36)
  • The death rate is higher than the average rate for other dangerous jobs such as quarrying, logging and coal mining.
  • NSK has introduced a range of sealed-clean spherical roller bearings (SRB) for use in industries such as quarrying and construction, and paper and steel making.
  • The cost of quarrying and crushing was as follows:
  • Stone quarrying has been expensive and wasteful heretofore. for more
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