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curbstone

A stone forming a curb or part of a curb.
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She turned and began to walk slowly close to the curbstone, reminding me of the time when I discovered her walking near the edge of a ninety-foot sheer drop.
Al Muhairi added that all illegally parked vehicles in the area will be subject to the law, noting that parking next to yellow and grey curbstones and in the middle of the road and double parking are strictly prohibited.
1) Motorists can only park on curbstones painted turquoise and white or black.
RAY: Because of the shorter sidewalls of their tires, the rims are closer to the pavement, so they get bent and damaged more easily by potholes and curbstones.
But to my surprise they only provided some concrete curbstones. I enquired with the site foreman whether they were going to install rain water outlets.
The part of the road discovered in Jerusalem stretched 26 feet (8 meters) across and was bound on either side by curbstones, according to the IAA.
The parking charges will be Dh3 per hour for premium parking (curbstones painted in turquoise and white) with a maximum permitted duration of 4 hours, and Dh2 per hour or Dh15 per day for standard parking (curbstones painted in turquoise and black), the Gulf News reported.
The curbstones have been re-set, work on the drains have been carried out, the road was stripped and re-surfaced, that leaves only the road markings to be done.
But unlike an alloy wheel, which can be easily damaged on curbstones, the cover can be replaced for pounds 16 if cracked or scraped.
She reports that several of her family members are also stronger than normal; one is a construction worker who used to lift large curbstones unaided.
The assumption is that those who do not have these materials will either break out in red-eyed rioting rage and burn down the countryside, or sit quietly on curbstones and die.