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Alternative clues for the word gravel
Small rock combo?
Rough voice, metaphorically
Rough road surface
Surface for an unpaved road
Rock fragments and pebbles
Kind of pit
Word definitions for gravel in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES gravel/sand/chalk pit COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ ADJECTIVE fine ▪ It will grow well in plain aquarium coarse sand or fine gravel . ▪ This was to prevent the fine gravel from finding its way through the undergravel plate....
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Gravel \Grav"el\, n. [OF. gravele, akin to F. gr?ve a sandy shore, strand; of Celtic origin; cf. Armor. grouan gravel, W. gro coarse gravel, pebbles, and Skr. gr[=a]van stone.] Small stones, or fragments of stone; very small pebbles, often intermixed with...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 (context uncountable English) small fragments of rock, used for laying on the beds of roads and railroads, and as ballast. 2 A type or grade of small rocks, differentiated by mineral type, size range, or other characteristics. 3 (context uncountable...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 13c., from Old French gravele "sand, gravel," diminutive of grave "sand, seashore" (Modern French grève ), possibly from Celtic *gravo- (compare Welsh gro "coarse gravel," Breton grouan , Cornish grow "gravel"), perhaps ultimately from PIE *ghreu-...
Word definitions in WordNet
v. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves" [syn: annoy , rag , get to , bother , get at , irritate , rile , nark ,...
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Gravel is composed of unconsolidated rock fragments that have a general particle size range and include size classes from granule - to boulder -sized fragments. Gravel is categorized by the Udden-Wentworth scale into granular gravel and pebble gravel ....
Usage examples of gravel.
Thirty miles of grinding, growling, gravel road later, they reached Abney, a once-booming mining town that had long since withered and now had trouble remembering why it was there.
He removed it from a layer of black sand and gravel that also contained stone implements of the Acheulean type.
Both the men were working her husband, Hub, down at the airfreight depot in Waycross, and son Dave hauling sand and gravel over near Bickley.
A chill, arid wind blew from the mountains of the Jabal Alawite across the lava rock and gravel desert of Badiyat Ash-sham.
When they were all in their places the captain stepped from the shade of the doorway and crossed the gravel apron and climbed into the cab and they went on.
That said, he neatly swerved around Andi, roaring on around to a pile of pallets, his wheels spitting gravel at each turn of his wheel.
Russ began filming the initial scene, where the actor comes up the gravel walk leading to the Apgar farmhouse.
These were Archaean rocks of the pre-Cambrian Shield which covered almost half Australia, outcropping in the Yilgarn Block, an area in the south-west that was about the size of Britain, and also in the smaller Pilbara Block, and continuing right through to the Centre, where the Shield was overlaid by sand and gravel.
As Banks drove up the short gravel drive and pulled up, he noticed that there were lights showing in two of the downstairs windows, while the rest of the place was in darkness.
Belgian, as an elderly red-faced lady, with fuzzy sandy hair, wearing a dingy, many-flounced lilac barege gown, came towards them along the gravel path.
Its beautiful gray finish had been streaked, below the beltline, with dark brown mud thrown up by the wheels as it had come up the gravel road from the highway.
Osgood drove slowly past the Bermudan policeman at the gates, then swung the Land-Rover in a half-circle across the white gravel of the dockyard.
The car slid to a stop, spraying dirt and gravel, the door flew open, and Biggy lunged out and took off after me.
The worshippers come down the steps blinking and damp, moving slowly and with the extreme caution which a new and vaster environment always exacts, heading across lawns or toward the parking lots where their cars seem to be swimming in the bluesteel incandescence of the gravel.
It was a piece of wasteland on the edge of a gully with a brickyard on one side of it and a gravel pit on the other.