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 for Quarrying
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quarry \Quar"ry\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quarried; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Quarrying.]
     To dig or take from a quarry; as, to quarry marble.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the extraction of building stone or slate from an open
           surface quarry

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