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cobble

1. short for cobblestone
2. Geology a rock fragment, often rounded, with a diameter of 64--256 mm and thus smaller than a boulder but larger than a pebble

cobble

Stone that is smaller than a boulder but larger than gravel. See also: Stone

cobble

[′käb·əl]
(geology)
A rock fragment larger than a pebble and smaller than a boulder, having a diameter in the range of 64-256 millimeters (2.5-10.1 inches), somewhat rounded or otherwise modified by abrasion in the course of transport.

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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Included in this break is a visit to the beautiful city of Chester with its fine sandstone cathedral, narrow cobbled streets and traditional black and white half-timbered buildings.
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A COUNCIL spent pounds 85,000 on new cobbled pavements - then agreed to pay pounds 250,000 to rip them up and plant trees.
Cobbled Corporation Street, with its tram tracks, crosses the foot of the photo, and the dairy stands proud on the right.
When it was cobbled it was pretty bad to get round on but now it is absolutely fantastic.
As on the previous three days of the festival, six heavily muscled bulls raced through Pamplona's cobbled streets in a four minute dash to the arena, where they would face bullfighters later in the afternoon.
The facility will feature classic Venetian architecture, including arched bridges, canals, piazzas, and cobbled walkways, that recreate the richness, color, sights and sounds of a city world-renowned for its ability to caress the senses and inspire the soul.
Contract Notice: Existing cobbled road to be lifted with approx.
7-acre building site where the new Coronation Street set is being cobbled together.
To the side of the property there is a spacious cobbled driveway providing off-road parking.