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sidewalk

US and Canadian a hard-surfaced path for pedestrians alongside and a little higher than a road

Sidewalk

Walkway along the side of a road, or leading to a building, usually constructed of flagstone, brick, or concrete.

sidewalk

[′sīd‚wȯk]
(civil engineering)
A walkway for pedestrians on the side of a street or road.
A foot pavement.

sidewalk

A paved footwalk at the side of a street or roadway.

Sidewalk

(1) See Sidewalk Labs.

(2) A Microsoft service that was launched in 1997 to provide online arts and entertainment guides on the Web for major cities worldwide. In 1999, Microsoft sold Sidewalk to Ticketmaster, which continued to provide guides, ticketing and other information to the MSN network.
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The headway ran almost out, and he drew up slowly toward the sidewalk.
Not a sound in the village, not a soul on the sidewalk.
It gladdened him --a gladness with a sigh breathing through it--to see the stream of ladies, gliding along the slippery sidewalks, with their red cheeks set off by quilted hoods, boas, and sable capes, like roses amidst a new kind of foliage.
Rutherford loved to stand on the sidewalk and watch the passers-by, weaving stories round them.
Two hundred people sat at little tables on the sidewalk, sipping wine and coffee; the streets were thronged with light vehicles and with joyous pleasure-seekers; there was music in the air, life and action all about us, and a conflagration of gaslight everywhere!
Then he went on to talk about Neptune, where seafaring men get a jovial reception, and Mars, where the military get the best of the sidewalk to such an extent that folks can hardly stand it.
The comte walked feebly as far as the middle trees, seated himself upon a mossy bank that sloped towards a sidewalk, and there waited the return of his strength, or rather the return of night.
A little man was sprinting along the sidewalk within half a dozen yards, and two or three others and one woman were bolting across the roadway.
Just about the time when I reached extreme physical exhaustion, I came upon a portion of a street where the board sidewalk was considerably elevated.
They gazed around and saw a woman standing upon the sidewalk nervously wringing her hands as she gazed at them appealingly.
the Scarecrow asked a sad-looking man with a bushy beard, who wore an apron and was wheeling a baby-carriage along the sidewalk.
Through the wide open window floated in the various sounds of the little country town, the rumbling of heavy carts passing along the cobbled streets, the shrill greetings of neighbors and acquaintances meeting upon the sidewalk.