Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of kerb.
  • n. A strip of kerb.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Silverstone made a profit of only £662,000 last year and that is a surplus which could be wiped off the balance sheet at a stroke, should the FIA, motor sport's governing body, require improvements to the Northamptonshire circuit - such as kerbing or wider run-off areas - in the interests of safety.

    The Guardian World News

  • He knew they had chucked a kerbing slab off a motorway bridge that resulted in the death of a taxi driver during the strike - yet still chose to protect them.

    The Politically Incorrect Kim Howells

  • Unable to avoid the moment, Prost locked wheels with Gerhard Bergers Benetton before becoming airborne briefly and crashing nose-first on to the kerbing on the outside of the corner.

    Chequered Conflict

  • Everything, you see, had been made to fit their needs; each of the radiating paths of the valley area had a constant angle to the others, and was distinguished by a special notch upon its kerbing; all obstacles and irregularities of path or meadow had long since been cleared away; all their methods and procedure arose naturally from their special needs.

    The Door in the Wall, and Other Stories

  • Such humble furniture as there may once have been and much of the lower weather-boarding, had served as fuel in the camp fires of hunters; as had also, prob - ably, the kerbing of an old well, which at the time I write of existed in the form of a rather wide but not very deep depression near by.

    Can Such Things Be

  • His attempt, aided by a walking-stick used as a balancing-pole, to keep his equilibrium on six inches of kerbing, might have been funny to a less sensitive soul than Oliva's.

    The Green Rust

  • One dark, gusty evening, Harry Chatswood's coach dragged, heavily though passengerless, into Cunnamulla, and, as he turned into the yard of the local "Royal," he saw Mac's tilted four-wheeler (which he called his "van") drawn up opposite by the kerbing round the post office.

    The Rising of the Court

  • Such humble furniture as there may once have been and much of the lower weather-boarding, had served as fuel in the camp fires of hunters; as had also, probably, the kerbing of an old well, which at the time I write of existed in the form of a rather wide but not very deep depression near by.

    Can Such Things Be

  • Briton Lewis Hamilton of McLaren was quickest in an incident-packed opening session - delayed because of problems with kerbing and then punctuated by red flagged interruptions for various minor incidents.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • The session was initially delayed by 30 minutes to carry out last-minute repairs on the street circuit and then cut from 90 minutes to one hour as loose kerbing was removed from turns three and 14.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

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