quarrying machine

quarrying machine

[′kwär·ē·iŋ mə‚shēn]
(mechanical engineering)
Any machine used to drill holes or cut tunnels in native rock, such as a gang drill or tunneling machine; most commonly, a small locomotive bearing rock-drilling equipment operating on a track.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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