Definition of Curbs
1. Noun. (plural of curb) ¹
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Definition of Curbs
1. curb [v] - See also: curb
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Curbs
Literary usage of Curbs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on Roads and Pavements by Ira Osborn Baker (1918)
"curbs are not usually set except where the street is paved, but they greatly improve the ... curbs were formerly made of natural stone, but concrete curbs, ..."
2. The Construction of Roads and Pavements by Thomas Radford Agg (1920)
"By casting concrete curbs,1 gutters and pavements as monoliths the cost of highway and ... Integral curbs add but a small amount in yardage of concrete, ..."
3. A Text-book on Roads and Pavements by Frederick Putnam Spalding (1912)
"curbs AND GUTTERS. curbs are usually set in the streets of towns at the sides ... STONE curbs. The curbs used in different places vary considerably in form ..."
4. American Highway Engineers' Handbook by Arthur Horace Blanchard (1919)
"curbs 8. General Data Relative to curbs Curbing of natural or artificial stone is ... curbs are usually built of granite, sandstone or cement-concrete. ..."
5. Practical Tunnelling: Explaining in Detail, the Setting Out of the Works by Frederick Walter Simms (1844)
"WHEN describing the brick curbs that connect the shafts with the soffit of the arch of the tunnel, it was stated (at page 115) that the subject would be ..."
6. A Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other Machines for by Thomas Ewbank (1849)
"... and Pompeu—Wells without curbs—Ancient laws to prevent accidents ... Grecian curbs of marble—Capitals of ancient columns converted into curbs for wells. ..."
7. A Text-book of Coal-mining: For the Use of Colliery Managers and Others by Herbert William Hughes (1898)
"Ordinary curbs.—The brickwork is put in in sections, each length being ... Wooden curbs are generally employed, similar to those already described, ..."