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flagstone:

see siltsilt,
predominantly quartz mineral particles that are between sand size and clay size, i.e., between 1-16 and 1-256 mm ( 1-406 – 1-6502 in.) in diameter. Silt, like clay and sand, is a product of the weathering and decomposition of preexisting rock.
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flagstone

A naturally thin flat stone, normally used as a stepping stone or as outdoor paving; sometimes split from rock that cleaves easily.
See also: Stone

flagstone

[′flag‚stōn]
(geology)
A hard, thin-bedded sandstone, firm shale, or other rock that splits easily along bedding planes or joints into flat slabs.
A piece of flagstone used for making pavement or covering the side of a house.

flagstone, flag, flagging

flagstone: paved walk
A flat stone, usually 1 to 4 in. (2.5 to 10 cm) thick, used as a stepping-stone or for terrace or outdoor paving; usually either naturally thin or split from rock that cleaves readily; sometimes produced by sawing.

flagstone

, flag
a hard fine-textured rock, such as a sandstone or shale, that can be split up into slabs for paving
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* Historic and forecast market values for the paving materials market and its categories (cement & concrete tiles & flagstones, natural stone setts, kerbstones & flagstones, bitumen & asphalt and glass paving blocks) for the period 2009 through to 2018
• Historic and forecast market values for the paving materials market and its categories (cement & concrete tiles & flagstones, natural stone setts, kerbstones & flagstones, bitumen & asphalt and glass paving blocks) for the period 2009 through to 2018
A If you have a mortar joint between your flagstones and the wall of your house then it will always crack and come away.
1 year ago FED-UP residents on a Norton street demanded the replacement of cracked flagstones. One resident, whose partner was in a wheelchair, claimed around half the flagstones on an 80sq ft section of path outside his house on Beaconsfield Road were broken.
The hotel is offering the package for rates commencing at USD189 per night, including deluxe overnight accommodation, appetiser and drinks for two at the hotel's Flagstones restaurant, a USD50 credit toward dining at a restaurant, and dessert at either Flagstones or from room service.
Having been to the big warehouse place to pick up some flagstones for our new fireplace, he was concentrating so hard on not looking like he was struggling in front of the burly builders that he failed to notice the gaping manhole dominating the area inside the living room door.
An traditional stone bread oven is still located in the porch, which also has whitewashed stone walls and flagstones. Access to the first floor is through a spiral staircase in the parlour.
It's based on the Gaelic leac (flagstone) and place suffix ach, hence "place of flagstones".
Officials have admitted they made mistakes when traditional flagstones in Ullet Road, Sefton Park, were replaced last summer.
Many of the flagstones are cracked and broken and some have been ripped up and stolen.
To accentuate the runnel, some flagstones along it were positioned bottom side up.
Many types of materials will make a nice sitting area: various gravels; stone, brick or concrete pavers; flagstones; or even poured concrete.