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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.
According to experts, this will help reduce the reliance on the traditional kerbstones of cement; which is considered the second most polluting industry emitting carbon dioxide.
Made from environment-friendly material that is fully recyclable and cost-effective in power consumption, the material will reduce the reliance on the traditional kerbstones of cement, considered the second most polluting industry emitting carbon dioxide.
The project, constructed by the Capital of Construction for General Contracting Company, started in October last year and the concrete kerbstones were replaced with illuminated and environment-friendly kerbstones in the same shape and dimension but with different colours.
Tenders are invited for APMC Shimoga under the annual action Plan for 2017-18 from the Class I Contractors registered with PWD to Improve box drainage at 9,10 & 11 crosses of premises of Main Market and to the Ring Road and installation of inter lock tiles and kerbstones and improvement of park at the Main Market Premsies and shady trees and maintenance (package-3).
CONCERNS have been raised after fresh red, white and blue paint appeared on kerbstones outside a girls' school.
There have always been questions, from whether I had witnessed a bomb, to why people painted the kerbstones to mark the main national and religious allegiance of the town or village.
5 kilometres, while pavements and kerbstones will be set up across 34.
Residents in Glasgow's Gallowgate woke up to find kerbstones outside pubs favoured by the Parkhead faithful had been given a dash of Rangers' colours.
It contains detailed historic and forecast market value data for the paving materials market and its categories (cement & concrete tiles & flagstones, natural stone setts, kerbstones & flagstones, bitumen & asphalt and glass paving blocks), including data by domestic production, supply balance, existing stock, imports and exports.