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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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But when asked to explain how, if that were the case, the kerb had been damaged, he responded: "I can't explain it.
The logistics worker said the mistake could have been easily avoided by checking the house number and that it seemed odd the council then decided to create even more work by taking up the kerb they had already dropped outside his elderly neighbour's home.
He claimed that the kerb would cause "significant difficulties" for mourners and coffin-bearers accessing neighbouring graves, as well as issues for grass cutting.
Mr Eastlake said: "There should be some signs up explaining the kerb lines, it's just confusing.
Kwik Kerb business owners have been operating successfully in the UK since 1994, supplying customers with instantly recognisable continuous concrete edging.
For further division of large areas; mineral wool wall panels can be slotted into the kerbs to form walls.
If that's not the case you will never qualify for a dropped kerb.
2001-02: The rupee gained strength during 2001-02 both in the inter-bank and kerb market because of 9/11 events.
20: Department confirms that kerb painters can face fines of up to pounds 500.
Six hookers and four kerb crawlers are due to appear before Teesside magistrates.
Ripping out the 45 metre stretch of kerb would have cost Westminster City Council tens of thousands of pounds and resulted in weeks of disruption.
The Gazette launched its Kerb the Crawlers campaign in 2003 to name convicted kerb-crawlers.