broken stone

broken stone

[¦brō·kən ′stōn]
(mining engineering)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Pickwick's eye fell upon a small broken stone, partially buried in the ground, in front of a cottage door.
Wherever one saw a pile of gravel or a pile of broken stone, it was always heaped as trimly and exactly as a new grave or a stack of cannon-balls; nothing about those stations or along the railroad or the wagon-road was allowed to look shabby or be unornamental.
They were littered with dust and broken stone and plaster, but, otherwise, so perfect was their preservation I could hardly believe that two centuries had rolled by since human eyes were last set upon them.
Some of the interior valleys are strewed with scoria and broken stones, evidently of volcanic origin; the surrounding rocks bear the like character, and vestiges of extinguished craters are to be seen on the elevated heights.
Behind, there was nothing but the clear blue southern sky, and the beginning of the desert, except for the two great broken stones in front of the well.
There were but three bedrooms in the place, and to the meanest of these the landlord showed Robin Hood, but little Robin cared for the looks of the place, for he could have slept that night upon a bed of broken stones. So, stripping off his clothes without more ado, he rolled into the bed and was asleep almost ere his head touched the pillow.
The crushed and broken stone mining and quarrying market consists of sales of crushed and broken stone by entities (organizations, sole traders and partnerships) that mine and quarry crushed and broken stone.
The prices of products and services which may go up include milk powder, raw sugar and refined sugar, natural honey, olive oil, smart phone, telecom equipment, services provided through mobile phone SIM/SIM card, ice cream, soybean oil, palm oil, sunflower oil, mustard oil, cigarette, bidi, zarda and gul, palm nuts or kernel, optical fibre cable, pebbles broken stone, particle board, plastic and aluminum items, fare of chartered aircraft and helicopter, astrologists' and marriage media services.
Archaeological research also revealed other ceramics, jugs, bowls and two broken stone cannonballs."The biggest rarity was the discovery of a part of ring armour," he said, as cited by TASR, explaining that it was not so common because its production cost a fortune and only important, rich knights and noblemen could afford it.
Lorna Boole Took some broken stone garden ornaments to the tip.
Outside, crews have been working on the southern part of the building to repair broken stone and cast iron.
This scheme proved a failure as by 1879 they had PS4,000 of broken stone no-one wanted.