from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Without restraint; uncurbed, unchecked.
- adj. Without a curb (raised margin).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having no curb or restraint.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having no curb or restraint.
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In such a situation, there's an opportunity to make sure that designs include other life-enhancing features such as bathroom grab bars and curbless shower stalls.
For example, level thresholds (or a "curbless shower," like the one shown) facilitate access and they also just plain look good.
For example, level thresholds or a "curbless shower," like the one shown facilitate access and they also just plain look good.
On our narrow, curbless streets, countless rickety cars and jam-packed vans began to creep, stopping at every corner to spill out the revelers.
But earthen pitchers are easily broken at the brink, and if the slippery streams thence flowing are not judiciously checked, they merge into a harsh flood that sweeps away all grace, like the magic fountain in the German myth, whose fairy tricklings, uncovered for a single night, burst into a curbless flood, that drowned the sleeping landscape ere the dawn.
The old priest fanned his face with his curled hat, and raised one hand as he uttered a gentle chiding in reproof of curbless human sorrow.
He uses the word for the Jewish hell but once, and then, undeniably, in a figurative sense, saying that a "curbless and defiling tongue is set on fire of Gehenna."
That beck itself was then a torrent, turbid and curbless: it tore asunder the wood, and sent a raving sound through the air, often thickened with wild rain or whirling sleet; and for the forest on its banks, that showed only ranks of skeletons.
The melting of the snows in the back country, by filling all the tributary creeks and streams, converts the larger rivers into headlong and destructive torrents, that rush and foam along with "curbless force," carrying huge blocks of ice and large timbers, like feathers upon their surface.
For bathing, prefabricated "curbless showers" and "walk-in bathtubs" are two popular options today.