pebble gravel


pebble gravel
noun
: gravel with pebbles between 4 and 64 millimeters in diameter

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  • gravel — gravelish, adj. /grav euhl/, n., v., graveled, graveling or (esp. Brit.) gravelled, gravelling, adj. n. 1. small stones and pebbles, or a mixture of these with sand. 2. Pathol. a. multiple small calculi formed in the kidneys. b. the disease… …   Universalium

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  • pebble — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pebblestone, nugget, stone. See land, hardness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. stone, gravel, cobblestone, cobble; see rock 1 , stone . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. stone, gravel. see rock …   English dictionary for students

  • pebble —   a smooth, rounded fragment of rock that is larger than gravel but smaller than a boulder, in the range of 10 100mm in diameter …   Geography glossary