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cobblestone

a rounded stone used for paving

cobblestone

A naturally rounded stone used in paving, wall construction, and foundations.
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cobble, cobblestone

1.A rock fragment between 2 ½ and 10 in. (64 and 256 mm) in diameter, used for rough paving, walls, and foundations.
2. Coarse aggregate for concrete, having a nominal size in the range 3 to 6 in. (75 to 150 mm).
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Multi-Room Multi-Channel Play - Connect multiple MUZO Cobblestones with speakers in different rooms and play different songs in each room using one smartphone.
He added : "We have been informed that Ethiopia has made great strides in paving roads using cobblestones, hence our decision to come here.
00 The Best of Springtime Holland Wonderful Value Dutch Waterways Cruise Overnight Sailings from Newcastle with DFDS Seaways' Departs 28 April 2014 This very special cruise takes in the glorious Dutch countryside famously ablaze with the colours of spring, and includes the canals and cobblestones of Amsterdam, historic Rotterdam, and picturesque towns and villages.
There were many places in Birmingham where the road surface made use of cobblestones.
There are more cobblestone structures in Paris and surrounding area than in any other locality in the province.
I can understand the legend and splendour that is Rome but that does not mean bits of it should be stolen by all means tourists should take as many pictures as they like but they should not help themselves to cobblestones or other items even if they appear to be discarded.
Clr Bolt added that it was not clear what proportion of the cobblestones could be retained.
The walkways -- Via bel Canto and Costa di Lago among them -- are composed of interlocking pavers, creating the feel of cobblestones.
After the gruelling 130mile stage from the Belgian city to Wasquehal in northern France,Armstrong - who was shepherded over the dusty cobblestones by team-mates George Hincapie and Viatcheslav Ekimov - said: 'That was unbelievable.
Cells of the mycobiont fit together tightly like cobblestones on a walkway, extended haustoria into the Physolinum cells, and contained concentric bodies.
History shows that when the citizens start to pry up the cobblestones the ruling elites should act with great caution
More than 27,000 granite cobblestones and setts have been laid on the route, which is believed to date from 1342.