blue metal

blue metal

[′blü ‚med·əl]
(geology)
The common fine-grained blue-gray mudstone which is part of many of the coal beds of England.

blue metal

A hard rock, bluish in color, which is crushed and used in macadam.
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The blue metal cages are common in US cities and now East Ayrshire has 22 of the 12m x 22m vandal-proof facilities, many in housing estates.
Other stories began with an object - in The Captain's Daughter it was an old man's leather hand; in Gingerbread Boy, it was a child's blue metal car.
Clad in a blue metal rainscreen system, the building sits alongside the street's already diverse mix of building styles, scales and colours.
Each of the bore holes is covered by a piece of blue metal tubing which is padlocked shut, and residents have also claimed to have found lumps of asbestos on the land.
School officials will celebrate the grand opening today of Reseda's eatery, with its bright blue metal awnings over the various cafeteria lines for pizza, Subway sandwiches and the standard, heavily subsidized school fare.
99, The Contemporary Home Pink ceramic teacup planter, PS19, Very Blue metal tealight holder, PS1, Poundland Linea Tropitech seat cushion in pink, PS25, House of Fraser American lounge chairs, PS25 each; Marden tropical cushions, PS10 each; American lounge table, PS15; Bistro cream BBQ, PS20, all Dobbies.
He served as director at Blue Metal Architects, and immediately prior to joining Slalom was a principal at ArcSage.
I CANNOT believe Huddersfield University has shown so little architectural sensitivity as to propose replacing their Shorehead sports building with a big blue metal portable cabin ( Examiner, July 30).
The blue metal container it was pullingwas knocked onto an oncoming silver Nissan Almera shattering the windscreen.
The blue metal containers holding clothes to support the cerebral palsy charity Scope, were stolen in Gateshead.
Shakespeare's popular Blue Metal Team Extreme threepiece 16ft 8in (5m) rod is built to reach fish lying low offshore.
He said a four-metre piece of blue metal from the van became embedded in the car during the collision, and may have been dumped afterwards.