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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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Since then his family have spent a fortune on the kerb - scattering red in white ornaments around it in memory of Liverpool-mad Marky.
We were told that the rich and famous kept scraping their vehicles on the kerbs and while we were there we saw one or two celebrities stopping off.
THE new parking control referred to in your story headed New crackdown on driverscompletely ignored the protection of dropped kerb crossing places that is half of the new regulations.
Birmingham City Council installed the secondary kerbs to stop motorists parking on grass verges.
Striking the kerb can lead to the tyre and wheel misalignment that causes un-even wear and premature tyre replacement," says a spokesman.
Kerbs can be fixed against existing walls or where the facility is a large open space that needs dividing into manufacturing areas, the kerbs act as demarcation.
But I knowone family on Kings Road whose neighbours have dropped kerbs, but they have still been turned down twice.
He added: "The general view seems to be that it is entirely disrespectful of your national flag your hang it off lamp-posts and use its colours to paint kerbs.
The bin lorries drive up here but because the road is narrow they drive over the kerbs and break them.
So far, problems have been reported at low kerbs opposite the Post Office in Crown Street; near the Citizens' Advice Bureau in East Row and near the Commercial Street car park.