Adjective "Quarry" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Quarry


    Definition:

    1. an excavation or pit, usually open to the air, from which building stone, slate, or the like, is obtained by cutting, blasting, etc.

    2. an abundant source or supply. verb (used with object), quarried, quarrying.

    3. to obtain (stone) from or as if from a quarry.

    4. to make a quarry in.

    Origin:
    quarry

    Examples:

    "walls can be quarry in places."

    "walls can be quarry."

    "surfaces can be quarry."