What is curbing?

  • (noun): An edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter).
    Synonyms: curb, kerb

Some articles on curbing:

Dimension Stone - Major Applications
... Traffic-related stone is that which is used for curbing (vehicular) and flagstone (pedestrian) ... Curbing is thin stone slabs used along streets or highways to maintain the integrity of sidewalks and borders ... For curbing, the stone is almost always granite, and for flagstone the stone is almost always quartz-based stone (sandstone or quartzite) ...
Muhammadu Buhari - Buhari Government
... He also moved to silence critics of his administration, passing decrees curbing press freedoms and allowing for opponents to be detained up to three months without ... to the BBC, "Buhari's attempts to re-balance public finances by curbing imports led to many job losses and the closure of businesses." These losses were accompanied by a ... gain in reducing inflation by refusing to devalue the nation's currency, the Nigerian Naira, curbing imports of needless goods, curtailing oil theft and using counter trade policy to barter seized illegally ...
Watkins Glen International - History - Reincarnation
... removed and replaced with a paved runoff area, and curbing was cut down for the Indy Racing League event ... Previously, the high curbing in the chicane had become a place where NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars would bounce high off the curbing, creating an ...
Concrete Landscape Curbing
... Concrete landscape curbing (or concrete landscape bordering) is an alternative to plastic or metal landscape edging made with concrete ... Concrete landscape curbing has become more popular over the last decade ... Concrete landscape curbing has been installed in every climate in the United States and throughout the world ...
Circumscription (logic) - Theory Curbing
... Theory curbing is a solution proposed by Thomas Eiter, Georg Gottlob, and Yuri Gurevich ... Theory curbing selects such least upper bounds models in addition to the ones selected by circumscription ...

Famous quotes containing the word curbing:

    Imagine believing in the control of inflation by curbing the money supply! That is like deciding to stop your dog fouling the sidewalk by plugging up its rear end. It is highly unlikely to succeed, but if it does it kills the hound.
    —Michael D. Stephens. “On Sinai, There’s No Economics,” New York Times (Nov. 13, 1981)