Translation of "quarry" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈkwɒr.i/ us /ˈkwɔːr.i/

quarry noun (HOLE)

[ C ] a large artificial hole in the ground where stone, sand, etc. is dug for use as building material

a granite/limestone/marble/slate quarry 花岗岩/石灰岩/大理石/板岩采石场

quarry noun (IN HUNTING)

[ S ] a person or animal being hunted or looked for

The dogs pursued their quarry into an empty warehouse. 那几条狗追逐着猎物进了一座空仓库。

quarryverb [ T ]

uk /ˈkwɒr.i/ us /ˈkwɔːr.i/

to dig stone, etc. from a quarry


(Translation of “quarry” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)