paving stone


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paving stone

n
(Civil Engineering) a concrete or stone slab for paving
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paving stone - a stone used for pavingpaving stone - a stone used for paving    
cobble, cobblestone, sett - rectangular paving stone with curved top; once used to make roads
curbstone, kerbstone - a paving stone forming part of a curb
flagstone, flag - stratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones
pavement, paving - the paved surface of a thoroughfare
stone - building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose; "he wanted a special stone to mark the site"
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But on that high ground, and in the crescent, which the wind swept round and round as if it were going to tear the paving stones up, its fury was tremendous.
An old maid, forced to employ her vacant days, could alone see to the grass being hoed from between the paving stones, the tops of the walls kept clean, the broom continually going, and the leather curtains of the coach-house always closed.
The thaw increased steadily, a warm, unhealthy wind blew through the streets, vehicles splashed through the mud, and the iron shoes of horses and mules rang on the paving stones.
She was haunted by absurd jumbled ideas--how, if one went back far enough, everything perhaps was intelligible; everything was in common; for the mammoths who pastured in the fields of Richmond High Street had turned into paving stones and boxes full of ribbon, and her aunts.
D'Artagnan and his companions remembered their audience, and as they would very much have regretted that such an opportunity should be lost, they succeeded in calming their friends, who contented themselves with hurling some paving stones against the gates; but the gates were too strong.
As we crossed into this street, a fruiterer, with a large basket upon his head, brushing quickly past us, thrust you upon a pile of paving stones collected at a spot where the causeway is undergoing repair.
The men took a paving stone from the car and began to hit it to the window of the pharmacy.
On February 11, a resident in her seventies living in Beechwood tripped over a raised paving stone and needed hospital treatment.
A paving stone for Carless will be laid in November 2017 and one for Bonner will be laid in May 2018.
THE design of a paving stone that will commemorate five war heroes from South Wales at the centenary of World War I has been unveiled.
A SPECIAL paving stone is to be laid in Nuneaton as a tribute to a distinguished war hero.