Adjective "Quarrying" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Quarrying


    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:

    "granites can be quarrying."

    "blocks can be quarrying."

    "acquisitions can be quarrying."