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slabby

(ˈslæbɪ)
adj, -bier or -biest
covered by slabs
n, pl -bies
(Building) dialect NZ a person who works with slabs of timber
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They link up to the usual Citroen grille while natty airbumps make an appearance along the side of the car with coloured sections to match the front which helps the sides to avoid looking slabby.
When the rainy season comes, all that trash will be rafted downhill, through the alleys that jut between the slabby little homes with rusted metal roofs.
The Khadum rocks there acquire typical shale features and are represented by fractured, thin, slabby, foliated argillite-like clay and marl alternating with compact clay and marl varieties.
Compared to the unique and simple signs on LUS, the X-ray findings in HAPE patients included multiple signs, such as flocculent, slabby, trabs, butterfly aliform, or ground glass shadows (Figure 6).
A surprisingly kinetic series of slabby steps, festooned with books and shaded by a very climbable tree with branches that curl convincingly to the floor in sympathy with the action.
This fast impact fracture is different from the slow compression breaking in cone or jaw crushers that produce more slabby or flat material (5:1 length to height ratio).
The third generation X-Trail has lost its slabby looks in favour of more rounded contours - more like its smaller Qashqai sister.
On the range-topper, wood-effect trim also breaks up the slabby effect of the dark dashboard.
When containing space, the normal rule of thumb is that the bigger the SUV's cargo area is, the less appealing the body is likely to be as the sides get a little slabby.