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(ˈkɜːbˌstəʊn) or


(Building) one of a series of stones that form a kerb
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Noun1.kerbstone - a paving stone forming part of a curb
curb, curbing, kerb - an edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter)
paving stone - a stone used for paving
حَجَر حافَّة الرَّصيف
obrubný kameň
kaldırım taşıkenar taşı


N (Brit) [ˈkɜːbstəʊn]piedra f del bordillo


(kəːb) noun
(especially American curb) an edging, usually of stone, round a raised area, especially a pavement. The old lady stepped off the kerb right in front of a car.
ˈkerbstone noun
a stone used as part of a kerb.
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He had been standing by the kerbstone without speaking to anybody-- save that at last to myself he said, "For the love of Christ give me a groat
You see this creature with her kerbstone English: the English that will keep her in the gutter to the end of her days.
Olive Moreton gave a little start as the long, grey, racing car came noiselessly to a standstill by the side of the kerbstone.
Tenders are invited for Refurbishing of Shahabad Stones footpath, kerbstone, water table in Central Avenue road from DEED to South Gate and development works at S-88 South Site BARC Trombay Mumbai EMD value : INR 141200 Period of contract : 18 (Eighteen) months
The Abu Dhabi City Municipality (ADM) has accomplished the illuminated kerbstone trial project at Al Mina, constructed by the Capital of Construction for General Contracting Company at its own expenses, as part of the Year of Giving initiative.
Abu Dhabi Municipality (ADM) has completed an illuminated kerbstone trial project in collaboration with the Capital of Construction for General Contracting Company.
Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi City Municipality (ADM) has accomplished the illuminated kerbstone trial project at Al Mina as part of 'The Year of Giving' initiatives.
Also that same afternoon to the chap working on the High Street road alterations in Huddersfield town centre who was cutting a kerbstone with a portable grinder.
She has been in contact with the council's highways team because she is concerned about how a broken kerbstone outside her family home could affect her mobility.
But he suffered injury himself a fortnight ago and revealed yesterday: "On one of my rides to work i caught a kerbstone when a lorry went past rather fast.
was only the latest of at least five visits - usually on a weekend - to the same small cul-de-sac by road mending gangs who, on each occasion, have been engaged simply to replace one or two flag stones or replace a damaged kerbstone.
I HAVE just paid out PS160 to the garage for repairs to my car suspension - two new shock absorbers - which the garage, as well as me, blame on the monstrous speed bumps down Saltburn Lane at Skelton which are far too steep and are like hitting a raised kerbstone.