What is the difference between QUARRY and QUERY?




What is the difference between QUARRY and QUERY? :


QUARRY : (noun)

(
1 ) Animal or bird that is being hunted

The hunters lost sight of their quarry in the forest.


(
2 ) Person to thing that is being looked for or pursued eagerly

It took the police several days to track down their quarry.


(
3 ) A place where stone, slate, etc…is extracted from the ground

Thousands of people are working in the local quarry.



QUARRY : (verb)

(
1 ) Search with great effort for information

He was quarrying in old documents for historical evidence.



QUERY :

(
1 ) Ask someone a question or questions

The minister was queried about his plans for the industry.


(
2 ) Express doubt about something

I query whether she can be trusted.

He queried the amount charged.


(
3 ) Question

He did not answer my query.











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