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Meaning of "paving stone" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PAVING STONE

paving stone play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PAVING STONE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Paving stone 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.

WHAT DOES PAVING STONE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

paving stone

Pavement (architecture)

Pavement in construction is an outdoor floor or superficial surface covering. Paving materials include asphalt, concrete, stone such as flagstone, cobblestone, and setts, artificial stone, bricks, tiles, and sometimes wood. In landscape architecture pavements are part of the hardscape and are used on sidewalks, road surfaces, patios, courtyards, etc. Pavement comes from Latin pavimentum meaning a floor beaten or rammed down, through Old French pavement. The meaning of a beaten down floor was obsolete before the word became English. Pavement laid in patterns such as mosaics were commonly used by the Romans. Permeable paving Roman stone pavement in Herculaneum Cobblestone pavement in Italy Sett pavement in Paris Permeable pavement Portuguese pavement of black basalt and white limestone in Lisbon Brick pavement in Piazza del Campo, Siena Wood paving may be used indoors as a flooring material...

Definition of paving stone in the English dictionary

The definition of paving stone in the dictionary is a concrete or stone slab for paving.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PAVING STONE

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE PAVING STONE

Blackstone
cornerstone
firestone
gemstone
Gladstone
hearthstone
histone
keystone
kill two birds with one stone
limestone
Livingstone
Maidstone
milestone
rhinestone
rolling stone
sandstone
stepping stone
stone
tombstone
tone
Yellowstone

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

SYNONYMS

Translation of «paving stone» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PAVING STONE

Find out the translation of paving stone to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of paving stone 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 stone» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

铺路石
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

adoquín
570 millions of speakers

English

paving stone
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रास्ते का पत्थर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حجارة الرصف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

брусчатка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pavimentação de pedra
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্যাশন পাথর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pavé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Membuka batu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pflasterstein
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

敷石
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

포장 돌
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Paving stone
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lát đá
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फरसबंदी दगड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kaldırım taşı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pavimentazione in pietra
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kostka brukowa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бруківка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

piatra de pavaj
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πέτρα πλακοστρώσεις
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

plaveisel klip
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gatsten
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

brostein
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of paving stone

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PAVING STONE»

The term «paving stone» is normally little used and occupies the 112.236 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PAVING STONE» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PAVING STONE»

Discover the use of paving stone in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to paving stone and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Specifications for Sheet Asphalt Paving, [brick Paving, ...
American Society of Municipal Improvements. SPECIFICATIONS FOR A BITUMINOUS CONCRETE PAVEMENT MINERAL AGGREGATE COMPOSED OF ONE PRODUCT OF A STONE CRUSHING PLANT. General Description.
American Society of Municipal Improvements, 1916
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Ophthalmology
6-36-8 Paving stone degeneration. (A) Clinical appearance. (B) Light microscopy showing a chorioretinal adhesion to Bruch's membrane with no retinal pigment epithelium or choriocapillaris present. (Courtesy of Dr. Ralph Eagle, Jr.) ...
Myron Yanoff, Jay S. Duker, James J. Augsburger, 2009
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Time and Sense: Proust and the Experience of Literature
532 All the elements of the "paving-stone" episode can be found here: the unequal stones, the baptistery, the blinding light, the unexamined past. In Contre Sainte-Beuve, Proust writes: "Crossing a courtyard I came to a standstill among the ...
Julia Kristeva, 1998
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Encyclopedic Dictionary of Landscape and Urban Planning: ...
▻small paving stone [US]. 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 ...
Klaus-Jürgen Evert, 2010
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Appendix to Journal of the House of Assembly of Upper Canada
21 labourers and an overseer on account ol paving, week ending this date Paid John MoKihbcn on account of stone for paving Paid Daniel McEnery for 8 toise, 09 feet of paving stone at 15s.£l8 14 1 Paid one toise, 39 feet do at 40s 2 7 3 25 ...
Ontario. Parliament. House of Assembly, 1840
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Dictionary of Architecture and Building Construction
... a square or circular glass lens incorporated into a concrete slab to allow natural lighting to a space below. paver any brick, concrete or natural stone product etc. used for paving external surfaces; also called a paving stone, pavior or paviour.
Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi, 2008
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Stone: Building Stone, Rock Fill and Armourstone in Construction
Thinly bedded stone, or material of a slab-like or flaggy nature, may yield paving stone or even stone roofing tiles. 1n the case of quarries designed to produce armourstone. the production of aggregate for road construction or for concrete is an ...
Mick R. Smith, 1999
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The Ḥaram of Jerusalem, 324-1099: Temple, Friday Mosque, ...
at a black paving-stone (ruhama sawda*) and leaves, as he was advised by Wahb b. al-Mu- nabbih, but his behaviour is extraordinary enough that a woman called Bagila/Bahlla, an adherent of [the Dome of] the Rock in the Temple ( mulazimat ...
Andreas Kaplony, 2002
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Journal of the Common Council of the City of Philadelphia ...
... 165 28 02 Long & Collins, gravel hauled and hauling paving-stone, at sundry prices, for new paving, repaving and patching, - - - 166 781 57 Benjamin M. Hough, inspecting paving-stone, and serving notices for repaving footways, July and ...
Philadelphia (Pa.). Councils. Common Council, 1843
10
Play Activities for the Early Years
Find the biggest paving stone Find the biggest paving stone Find the biggest paving stone Find the biggest paving stone Find the biggest paving stone and the smallest paving stone. and the smallest paving stone. and the smallest paving ...
Herjinder Uppal

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PAVING STONE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term paving stone is used in the context of the following news items.
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Made It: Painted Paving Stone Path
Aimee Misovich is a wife, mom and volunteer. She enjoys being thrifty and creative in ways that positively impact the lives of her family, friends ... «The Daily Telegram, Jul 15»
2
Falls and older people – where, when and why?
... vary our focus on near and far objects declines with age, so an older person may not see an uneven paving stone and catch their foot on it. «Nursing in Practice, Jul 15»
3
Prescott's River Walk delayed
Todd pushed especially to have the park finished before mid July, but recent delays, including time spent re-laying some of the paving stone ... «Brockville Recorder and Times, Jul 15»
4
Gallipoli submariner VC remembered in Scotland
A paving stone remembering Lieutenant Commander Martin Dunbar-Nasmith was unveiled in the Scottish village of Rothes, near Elgin, ... «Centenary News, Jul 15»
5
A butterfly's eye view of a dishwasher's floral reward
You'll also see the paving stone walkway leading to the arboured entrance to the garden, a memorable gesture of friendship I wrote about in ... «Cochrane Eagle, Jul 15»
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Honour for Westminster First World War hero
... Mayor of Westminster Cllr Christabel Flight, who unveiled the paving stone alongside past, present and future representatives from the Royal ... «getwestlondon, Jul 15»
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Editorial: Stadium debate — seize this chance for regional cooperation
Regional cooperation on a new baseball stadium could be the first paving stone on a broad new path to future success in a broad array of ... «Richmond Times-Dispatch, Jul 15»
8
Louis McGuffie memorial site
A commemorative paving stone that will mark the 100th anniversary of Louis McGuffie's Victoria Cross heroics during World War One will be ... «The Galloway Gazette, Jul 15»
9
Dunster's paving stone disaster will cost £100000
Following complaints from Historic England, the medieval town of Dunster is having it's pavement replaced once again - at the cost of £100,000 ... «ITV News, Jul 15»
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Manx Independent letters, July 21, 2015
And when they do manage to finish it, I sincerely hope it will not be in some expensive fancy paving stone totally out of keeping with a medieval ... «Isle of Man Today, Jul 15»

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