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Meaning of "paving slab" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PAVING SLAB

paving slab  [ˈpeɪvɪŋ slæb] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PAVING SLAB

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Paving slab is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PAVING SLAB


blab
blæb
flab
flæb
lab
læb
lablab
ˈlæbˌlæb
Lib-Lab
ˈlɪbˈlæb
minilab
ˈmɪnɪˌlæb
Skylab
ˈskaɪˌlæb
slab
slæb
spacelab
ˈspeɪsˌlæb

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PAVING SLAB

paved
paveed
pavement
pavement artist
paver
Pavese
Pavia
pavid
pavilion
pavillon
paving
paving stone
pavior
paviour
pavis
pavise
paviser
Pavlodar
Pavlov
pavlova

WORDS THAT END LIKE PAVING SLAB

Arab
Bab
cab
crab
dab
fab
gab
grab
hijab
inqilab
jab
jilbab
kab
kebab
path lab
Punjab
rehab
sab
stab
tab

Synonyms and antonyms of paving slab in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «paving slab» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PAVING SLAB

Find out the translation of paving slab to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of paving slab from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «paving slab» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

铺路板
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

losa de pavimentación
570 millions of speakers

English

paving slab
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

फ़र्श स्लैब
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البلاط وتعبيد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тротуарная плитка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

laje de pavimentação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্যাড স্ল্যাব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dalle de pavage
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Membuka papak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gehwegplatten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

舗装スラブ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

포장 슬래브
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Paving slab
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mở sàn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தாவிச் செல்லவும்: வழிசெலுத்தல் தேடல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फरसबंदी स्लैब
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Döşeme levhası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pavimentazione lastra
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

płyty chodnikowe
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тротуарна плитка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gresie de trotuar
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ταρατσοπλακών
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

plaveisel blad
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

trottoarplattor
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fortau flis
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of paving slab

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PAVING SLAB»

The term «paving slab» is normally little used and occupies the 127.591 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PAVING SLAB» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about paving slab

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PAVING SLAB»

Discover the use of paving slab in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to paving slab and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Electric Railway Journal
In the later construction work of this type of track and paving construction, the substructure concrete and the paving slab have been poured practically at the same time as a means of securing a monolithic construction. This avoids the seam ...
‎1920
2
Dictionary of Architecture and Building Construction
... pavior or paviour. !15 see paving brick. see concrete paver. see concrete block paver. !15 see concrete paving slab. !15 pavilion a small ornamental structure or shelter set in parkland as a summer-house, bandstand or to provide changing ...
Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi, 2008
3
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Landscape and Urban Planning: ...
4126 paving slab [n] constr. (Flat construction block for surfacing; ▻footpath paving slab, ▻natural garden stone flag, ▻natural stone slab, ▻patterned concrete paving slab, ▻precast paving block [US]/precast concrete paving slab [ UK]); ...
Klaus-Jürgen Evert, 2010
4
Simplified Design of Concrete Structures
Although the basic construction process is simple, a number of factors must be considered in developing details and specifications for a paving slab. Thickness of the Slab Pavings vary in thickness from a few inches (for residential basement  ...
James E. Ambrose, Patrick Tripeny, 2007
5
Dictionary of Building and Civil Engineering: English/French ...
... see slipform paver paving sett pavé m paving sett, large/small pavé m échantillon/mosaïque paving setts, herringbone pattern of arête f de poisson paving slab of thin sandstone platine f paving slab, long, used as kerb boutisse f paving slab, ...
Don Montague, 2003
6
The Street Railway Journal
In the later construction work of this type of track and paving construction, the substructure concrete and the paving slab have been poured practically at the same time as a means of securing a monolithic construction. This avoids the seam ...
‎1920
7
Water Features for the Garden
Electric drill with a 25 mm masonry bit • Spirit level • Screwdriver Sand Small paving slab 300 mm square Hole drilled in centre WEIRD BOULDER Find an area of uncultivated ground for casting the boulder. Ideally, it needs to be well drained ...
Alan Bridgewater, Alan Bridgewater, New Holland Publishers, Limited, 2008
8
A Mathematical Jamboree
The weight used in the first harmonograph was a paving slab, as used by countless gardeners everywhere. It was suspended by two loops of clothes-line from the hooks of a swing frame, as shown, so that it could swing close to the ground.
Brian Bolt, 1995
9
More Mathematical Activities: A Resource Book for Teachers
(V 5 The paving slab harmonograph The weight used in the first harmonograph was a paving slab, as used by countless gardeners everywhere. It was t a^. suspended by two loops of clothes line from the hooks of a Q£^>> swing frame, ...
Brian Bolt, 1985
10
Estimating for Building & Civil Engineering Work
Table 23.6 Hard landscaping 4 precast concrete paving Labourer Description Unit hours Take up, wheel and load onto lorry 50 mm pcc paving slab m2 0.30 " " " 63 mm " m2 0.36 " " " 75 mm " m2 0.42 Take up, wheel and stack for re-use 50 ...
John Williams, Spence gedes, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PAVING SLAB»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term paving slab is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Child bound to wheelchair after paving slab slips from scaffolding …
A four-year-old boy is set to spend his last summer holiday before starting school stuck in a wheelchair after a paving slab crushed his foot. «Gloucestershire Echo, Jul 15»
2
Police discover cannabis under paving slab in Whoberley
They recovered a small bag of suspected cannabis, weighing 23 grams, hidden under a paving slab in the garden of the property. «Coventry Telegraph, Jul 15»
3
Men who stashed illegal firearms under garden gnomes in South …
Tony Waller, of Warminster Square, and James Gilbert, of Longfield Crescent, buried a "sinister" array of firearms under a paving slab in ... «Croydon Advertiser, Jul 15»
4
Gnomes concealed lethal arms cache
Two men have been jailed after police discovered a collection of lethal weapons, including a machine gun, buried beneath a paving slab and ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
5
Two men jailed after guns found in south London garden
... for a Smith and Wesson .44 wrapped in plastic underneath a paving slab. The barrel and cylinder are considered a firearm in their own right. «BBC News, Jul 15»
6
Team of volunteers give Daventry estate a tidy up
Then got stuck in by sweeping paths, pruning shrubs, clearing weeds, cutting the grass and even finding the missing paving slab that was put ... «Daventry Express, Jul 15»
7
Natural swimming ponds: should you build one in your garden?
With a conventional pool, you are more likely to have to fix a cracked tile, broken paving slab or reseal it. Cons. With a natural pond, planting ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
8
Brighton workmen dig up paving stones because they were the …
A spokeswoman for the paving slab suppliers, from Northern Ireland, said: 'The product colour supplied on this rare occasion was not in line ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
9
​Fuel thief caught siphoning fuel from lorry and Renault Scenic in …
Tim Hook, for the defence, said: "He kept out of trouble for a while but recently got an injury so has lost his job doing paving slab work.". «North Devon Journal, Jul 15»
10
Can you beat the London tube strike with a motorised unicycle?
Hit a pothole in the pavement, or a rogue paving slab, and you go flying, as I discovered to my cost. The Airwheel was fantastic fun, but really ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»

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