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kerb

(US and Canadian), curb
a line of stone or concrete forming an edge between a pavement and a roadway, so that the pavement is some 15 cm above the level of the road

curb, Brit. kerb

1. A low wall of wood, metal, or masonry built around an opening in a roof or placed on the surface of a roof to support equipment.
2. A raised rim of concrete, stone, or metal which forms the edge of a street, sidewalk, or planted area.

kerb

British variant of curb.
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The hoop overhangs a 6-foot stretch of curb, too short for parking, and is along the same line as the large Modesto ash trees that shade this street immediately north of the Fashion Square.
Japanese producers are increasingly seeking import curbs since the government invoked April 23 a 200-day import curb on three agricultural products, mostly from China, the first time for Japan to take the measure under the WTO mechanism.
Japan's necktie producers on Thursday approved a proposal to start a probe into the import of neckties with an eye to asking the government to slap an emergency import curb on Chinese-made neckties.
Cities, municipalities and private businesses are facing increasing legal pressure from individuals and disability advocacy groups to make sidewalks and curbs conform to ADA requirements.
The work will include the removal and replacement of existing concrete curbs, gutters, sidewalks, and access ramps, in order to bring the facilities up to current ADA standards.
The project involves resurfacing roadways; reconstructing curbs and gutters; sidewalks, driveways and curb drains; construction of curb ramps and bus pads; removal, root pruning and planting of parkway trees; and the installation of striping and pavement markings.