quarry

suomi-englanti sanakirja

quarry englannista suomeksi

  1. saalis

  2. louhia

  3. louhimo

  1. louhos

  2. louhia

  3. saaliseläin

quarry englanniksi

  1. A site for mining stone, limestone, or slate.

  2. (ux) personally quarried marble from the world-famous quarry at Carrara.

  3. (RQ:Milton Areopagitica)

  4. (quote-book)&93;|chapter=Century V|title=Sylva Sylvarum, or, A Natural History, in Ten Centuries. Whereunto is Newly Added, the History Natural and Experimental of Life and Death, or of the Prolongation of Life. Published after the Authors Death. By (w), Doctor in Divinity, One of His Majesties Chaplains. Whereunto is Added Articles of Inquiry, Touching Metals and Minerals. And the New Atlantis. As also the Life of the Right Honorable Francis Bacon, Never Added to this Book before. ... With an Alphabetical Table of the Principal Things Contained in the Ten Centuries|edition=9th and last|location=London|publisher=Printed by John Redmayne for William Lee, and are to be sold by George Sawbridg ''et al.''|year=1670|section=paragraph 850|page=183|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=5gU2AQAAMAAJ&pg=RA1-PA183|oclc=42391224|passage=There have been found certain ''Cements'' under ''Earth'', that are very ſoft, and yet taken forth into the Sun, harden as hard as Marble: There are alſo ordinary Quarries in ''Sommerſet-shire'', which in the Quarry cut ſoft to any bigneſs, and in the Building prove firm, and hard.

  5. (RQ:Orwell Animal Farm)

  6. To obtain (or mine) stone by extraction from a quarry.

  7. (quote-book)

  8. (quote-book)|year=1999|page=175|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=iiVuxbcD4TAC&pg=PA175|isbn=978-0-8131-2085-0|passage=In Lexington, which was just then establishing itself as the principal town in Kentucky, he found work quarrying stone for a tavern keeper. Once again, the wages were low, and his employer "strove by every means in his power to take advantage of me."

  9. (quote-book)|year=2008|page=77|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=aMrZbqs_pnUC&pg=PA77|isbn=978-0-7385-6313-8|passage=Today the extractive industry utilizes sand and gravel reserves and quarries stone in Wingdale.

  10. To extract or slowly obtain by long, tedious searching.

  11. (ux)

  12. (quote-book)|editor=F. G. Kenyon|title=(lang) POLITEIA: Aristotle on the Constitution of Athens|edition=3rd rev.|location=Oxford|publisher=Printed at the University Press|Clarendon Press|year=1892|oclc=933270516|location2=Clark, N.J.|publisher2=Lawbook Exchange|year2=2004|page2=xlviii|pageurl2=https://books.google.com/books?id=IriDxTAK7XsC&pg=PR48|isbn2=978-1-58477-261-3|passage=The second part of (w)'s work requires little description. (..) It has been largely quarried by the grammarians and lexicographers of later ages, from whom modern students of Athenian antiquities have derived their information; (..)

  13. (quote-book)|year2=2013|isbn2=978-1-4128-5164-0|passage=They will be guided and inspired by such utterance as Parrington's diagnosis of (w), where he quarries out a vein of his own enduring liberalism.

  14. A part of the entrails of a hunted animal, given to the hounds as a reward.

  15. (RQ:Chambers Cyclopaedia), among hunters, is ſometimes uſed for part of the viſcera of the beaſt taken; given by way of reward to the hounds.|brackets=on

  16. (senseid) An animal, often a bird or mammal, which is hunted.

  17. (RQ:L'Estrange Fables of Aesop)

  18. (quote-journal)

  19. An object of search or pursuit.

  20. (RQ:Nashe Strange Newes)

  21. (RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)

  22. (quote-web)|date=27 April 2007|passage=A US State Department website advertised a reward of up to $1m (£500,000) for the capture of its quarry &91;(w)&93;, who was described as 5ft 11in (180cm) tall, with a pale complexion, "a moustache and a long, heavy beard that is starting to grey".

  23. To secure prey; to prey, as a vulture or harpy.

  24. A diamond-shaped tile or pane, often of glass or stone.