Definition of Subgrades

1. Noun. (plural of subgrade) ¹



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Definition of Subgrades

1. subgrade [n] - See also: subgrade

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subgrades

subglacially
subglobose
subglobular
subglossal
subglottic
subglottically
subglumaceous
subgluteal
subgoal
subgoals
subgovernment
subgovernments
subgovernor
subgovernors
subgrade
subgrades (current term)
subgradient
subgradients
subgrain
subgrains
subgram
subgrammar
subgrammars
subgrant
subgranted
subgrantee
subgrantees
subgranting
subgrants
subgranular

Literary usage of Subgrades

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1. American Highway Engineers' Handbook by Arthur Horace Blanchard (1919)
"Drainage, subgrades, Foundations and Edgings Drainage. ... subgrades. For methods of constructing subgrades, see Sect. 8, Art. 3. Foundations. ..."

2. American Highway Engineers' Handbook by Arthur Horace Blanchard (1919)
"Foundations and subgrades A suitable foundation is absolutely necessary for a broken stone road. If the natural subsoil is of gravel or sand, no artificial ..."

3. Pamphlets on Forest Improvements (1915)
"FOUNDATIONS OR subgrades AND SHOULDERS. In the construction of all types of gravel or macadam roads it is necessary, in order to obtain the best results and ..."

4. A Treatise on Civil Engineering by William Macfarland Patton (1895)
"Upon these subgrades the ballast and ties are placed, the top of which are the grades proper. These are from 10 to 12 inches above the subgrades. ..."

5. The State Highways of California: An Engineering Study Conducted Jointly by by California State Automobile Association, Automobile Club of Southern California (1921)
"Possible slab failures on ideal subgrades due to direct compression using lean and rich mixtures of known ultimate strength. The efficiency of lined or ..."

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