There are 2 translations of quarry in Spanish:

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quarry1

Pronunciation: /ˈkwɔːri; ˈkwɒri/

noun/nombre (plural -ries)

  • (excavation) cantera (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The materials extracted from the quarries - used widely in the local building industry - contained large quantities of fibrous amphiboles.
    • He was a crack skier and mountaineer, whose strength had been built up breaking up stones in a limestone quarry during the war.
    • The operators want to dig deeper seams within the quarry - up to 15 metres below the existing level.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-ries, -rying, -ried)

  • [stone/slate] extraer* ([ de una cantera ]); [land/hillside] abrir* una cantera ento quarry sth for sth the area has been quarried for quartz se han abierto canteras en la zona para extraer cuarzo

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-ries, -rying, -ried)

  • to quarry for sth they're quarrying for marble han abierto una cantera para extraer mármol he's still quarrying for information sigue recabando información

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Pronunciation: /ˈkwɔːri; ˈkwɒri/

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