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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.
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.
His head struck a kerbstone outside a nightspot, splitting his skull and spawning sickening injuries.
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.
The fall was my fault because in turn one on my out lap I ran over the kerbstone on the inside.
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.
Half a mile in, Joe hits a raggedy bit of kerbstone and traps his man-bits betwixt surf shorts and cross bar.
Coleshill-based Durakerb, whose eco-friendly lightweight composite kerbstone products are manufactured from a blend of recycled polymers, has seen rapid growth and is emerging as a market leader in the field.