Belgian block


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1.A nearly cubical block of some tough stone, esp. granite, used as a material for street pavements. Its usual diameter is 5 to 7 inches.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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They are also developing a new parking lot with Belgian block curbs and new landscaping, which will also contribute to the aesthetics of the property.
included an upgraded parking lot and grounds which feature a new free-standing signage, Belgian block curves and extensive landscaping.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission-approved reconstruction brought 20,000 s/f of Belgian block public plaza space, a new bike lane, and large planters and flower beds.
Engineers will first evaluate the high-riding vehicle's stability and suspension throw in on-road trials, including challenging surfaces such as cobblestones and Belgian block, before moving to off-road development.
Comparing the track readings with those from the road, the software helped calculate a test schedule--how many passes over the Belgian block, how many through the pothole course, how many kilometers off-road would be needed--to accelerate the fatigue cycle by a factor of 100.
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