[ US /ˈkwɔɹiɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /kwˈɒɹɪɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /kwˈɒɹɪɪŋ/ ]
- the extraction of building stone or slate from an open surface quarry
How To Use quarrying In A Sentence
- Extensive quarrying in Byzantine times has removed all evidence of earlier levels here, but topographically a main entrance into the temenos on Temple Hill in antiquity on this side makes the most sense.
- Many stonecutters did smithing work in the winter when quarrying was not done.
- The area also yielded further evidence for quarrying: trenches cut in the limestone to separate the blocks to be extracted laterally, and half-finished prefabricates (Halbfabrikaten) of sarcophagus lids and coffins. Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Suburban Survey Report 2
- In addition to its maritime trade and ship-building, the population is chiefly engaged in manufactures of steel, glass, delph, majolica, and in the quarrying of lignite and marble. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock
- Among Kangaroo Island's earliest industries, apart from the whaling and sealing, were shipbuilding, salt harvesting, quarrying and the production of eucalyptus oil.
- The funding was a result of a Government tax levied on every tonne of stone aggregate extracted from quarrying.
- This structure has been partly destroyed by quarrying and the remains are only a few feet high. A Guide to Megalithic Ireland
- Although badly mutilated by quarrying, some of the defences can still be traced, especially on the north and north-west sides.
- Includes Quarrying, Tyre, Brake and Road Surface Wear.
- Her home, a bungalow which serves as a gatehouse to the village of Lingerbay, would end up on the lip of the two kilometre-long sea loch which would be left behind if quarrying on the scale proposed goes ahead.