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pebble

a. a transparent colourless variety of rock crystal, used for making certain lenses
b. such a lens

pebble

[′peb·əl]
(geology)
A clast, larger than a granule and smaller than a cobble, having a diameter in the range of 0.16-2.6 inches (4-64 millimeters). Also known as pebblestone.
(mineralogy)

Pebble

A polymorphic language.

["A Kernel Language for Abstract Data Types and Modules", R.M. Burstall & B. Lampson, in Semantics of Data Types, LNCS 173, Springer 1984].
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Plagued by debt and controversy surrounding his alleged ties to Japanese organized crime, he was forced to sell Pebble Beach for an estimated $500 million, taking a $341 million loss on the property.
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Todays announcement means the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and permitting process for the Pebble Project currently being led by the US Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) may advance to a final Record of Decision in 2020 without the cloud of uncertainty created by EPAs unprecedented, pre-emptive regulatory action, said Northern Dynasty President & CEO Ron Thiessen.
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As McDowell prepares for a return to Pebble Beach, the Irishman looks back fondly on his US Open victory on the course in 2010.
Saqib Khakwani then fired in a field goal in the dying moments of the match to score the first goal for Pebble Breakers to make it 4-1.
When completely dry, push each painted pebble into the sand/gravel, arranging your cactus garden how you would like it to look.
Along with details on the processes that shape pebbles, there are sections on where to find the best stones as well as tips for the more serious collector, including how best to arrange your pebble collection.
Qi Yang (2015)et al simulated the uniaxial loading test of coarse-grained soil in various main stress directions under triaxial state by means of PFC3D, and analyzed the stress-strain characteristics of coarse-grained soil in complex stress state from the macro and micro points of view, believing that the complex stress state was the inducing factor for coarse-grained soil to produce various anisotropies; in addition, many scholars at home and abroad solved the problems of sandy pebble soil encountered in the engineering by using the discrete element theory (Qi et al., 2015; Ahmad et al., 2017).
Pebble CEO Tom Collier said, "This represents exciting news for the project.
The first installment will be applied to advancing the permitting process for development of the Pebble Project.