gravel

  • 1 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.] 1. Small stones, or fragments of stone; very small pebbles, often intermixed… …

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  • 2 Gravel — Grav el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Graveled}or {Gravelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Graveling} or {Gravelling}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cover with gravel; as, to gravel a walk. [1913 Webster] 2. To run (as a ship) upon the gravel or beach; to run aground; to… …

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  • 3 gravel etc — Erratic Er*rat ic, a. [L. erraticus, fr. errare to wander: cf. F. erratique. See {Err}.] 1. Having no certain course; roving about without a fixed destination; wandering; moving; hence, applied to the planets as distinguished from the fixed stars …

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  • 4 Gravel powder — 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.] 1. Small stones, or fragments of stone; very small pebbles, often… …

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  • 5 Gravel-stone — Grav el stone , n. A pebble, or small fragment of stone; a calculus. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 gravel — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French gravele, diminutive of grave, greve river bank, stony ground Date: 13th century 1. obsolete sand 2. a. loose rounded fragments of rock b. a stratum or deposit of gravel; also a surface covered… …

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  • 7 Gravel Ridge, Arkansas — Infobox Settlement official name = Gravel Ridge, Arkansas settlement type = CDP imagesize = image caption = image imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = 250px map caption = Location in Pulaski County and the state of Arkansas mapsize1 = map… …

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  • 8 Gravel — For other uses, see Gravel (disambiguation). Gravel (largest fragment in this photo is about 4 cm) …

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  • 9 Mike Gravel — United States Senator from Alaska In office January 3, 1969 – January 3, 1981 Preceded by Ernest Gr …

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  • 10 Gravel pit — is the British English term for an open cast working for extraction of gravel (river deposited rounded stones). Gravel pits normally lie in river valleys where the water table is high, so they fill naturally with water to form ponds or lakes. Old …

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  • 11 Car Wheels on a Gravel Road — Infobox Album | Name = Car Wheels on a Gravel Road Type = Album Artist = Lucinda Williams Released = June 30, 1998 Recorded = Genre = Folk Rock Length = 51:40 Label = Mercury Polygram Producer = Roy Bittan Lucinda Williams Reviews = *Allmusic… …

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  • 12 The Gravel Pit — is a band of unsung musical brothers from Boston s underground music scene circa, 1985 2002. Members Include:*Jedidiah (Jed) Parish: Keys, Vocals *Ed Valauskas: Bass *Pete Caldes: Drums *Lucky Jackson: GuitarThey produced the following albums:*1 …

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  • 13 Tørskind Gravel Pit — is a former gravel pit converted to a sculpture park near Egtved, Vejle, Denmark.The sculptures were created by Robert Jacobsen and Jean Clareboudt over five years up to 1991 and feature steel, granite and timber.External links*… …

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  • 14 Gravel bar — A gravel bar is a hydrogeologic sediment composed of gravel, and is prone to continuous erosion and meandering due to fluid dynamics. Gravel bars are typically found in the slowest moving, and shallowest parts of water bodies. [cite book… …

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  • 15 Broadway Sand, Gravel and Artstone Company — Website: [http://www.komarek.us] , re incorporated as Komárek Associates, was formed in 1903 in Cleveland, Ohio by Charles Komarek. The company s CEO is Paul Komarek, the fourth generation grandson of the original founder, b.1981, from San Jose,… …

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  • 16 Gravel road — A gravel road, as often found in rural areas and lesser developed nations. A …

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  • 17 River gravel — are small pieces of rounded stone, usually no larger than a large coin, of a various colors. It is named for the effect of many years of rounding of the edges due to a flow of water over it. When a hard surface is also desired, river gravel is… …

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  • 18 Camille Gravel — Camille Francis Gravel, Jr. (August 10, 1915 December 23, 2005), was a Louisiana, Democratic politician. It is widely believed that Gravel (pronounced Grah VEL), a native of Alexandria, would have been the attorney general in 1961 under President …

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  • 19 Gravel mines — Gravel mines, also called Button mines were small U.S. made air dropped anti personnel mines. They were used extensively during the Vietnam War as part of the McNamara Line. They were also used as a rapid deployment area denial expedient, to… …

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  • 20 Gravel Springs, Virginia — Gravel Springs is an unincorporated community in Frederick County, Virginia, USA. Gravel Springs was established in 1872. It lies south of Star Tannery at the intersection of Brill, Star Tannery, and Gravel Springs Roads. External links …

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