paviour


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paviour

(ˈpeɪvjə) or

pavior

n
1. (Civil Engineering) a person who lays paving
2. (Civil Engineering) a machine for ramming down paving
3. (Civil Engineering) material used for paving
[C15: from paver, from pave]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paviour - a machine for laying pavementpaviour - a machine for laying pavement  
machine - any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
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The tradesman leaves his counter, and the car-man his waggon; the butcher throws down his tray; the baker his basket; the milkman his pail; the errand-boy his parcels; the school-boy his marbles; the paviour his pickaxe; the child his battledore.
As the excellent old gentleman's nails are long and leaden, and his hands lean and veinous, and his eyes green and watery; and, over and above this, as he continues, while he claws, to slide down in his chair and to collapse into a shapeless bundle, he becomes such a ghastly spectacle, even in the accustomed eyes of Judy, that that young virgin pounces at him with something more than the ardour of affection and so shakes him up and pats and pokes him in divers parts of his body, but particularly in that part which the science of self-defence would call his wind, that in his grievous distress he utters enforced sounds like a paviour's rammer.
Externally there is a brick paviour driveway for multiple vehicles leading to an attached garage and generous gardens to the front and rear.
(9.) Taylor GB, Paviour SD, Musaad S, Jones WO, Holland DJ.
(20.) Roberts SA, Shore KP, Paviour SD, Holland D, Morris AJ.
We sent out two reporters, Ben Paviour and Rebecca Pilar Buckwalter-Poza, to explore the opportunities and challenges that a push for fifty-two states would present.
Acharya Shri Jagdish Ji Maharaj, The Founder of Namo Gange Trust will be paviour of The Yogshala Expo 2018.
Paviour et al., "Characteristics of two distinct clinical phenotypes in pathologically proven progressive supranuclear palsy: Richardson's syndrome and PSP-parkinsonism," Brain, vol.
To the front of the European build is a brick paviour driveway providing ample parking, outside water supply, external lighting and side access via gate.
Outside to the front is a delightful garden area and brick paviour driveway-parking to garage; award wining garden to rear with paved patio, lawned area, beds with a wide variety of planting, water feature and two garden ponds, timber pergola with wisteria, timber summer house and large hobbies shed.
As part of the closure the National Library of Australia took on a large collection of journals, unpublished scores, music which made up part of Albert's Hire Library (by composers Colin Brumby, Nigel Butterley, Ian Cugley, Ross Edwards, Helen Gifford, Alfred and Mirrie Hill, Paul Paviour, Margaret Sutherland and Felix Werder).