Share this entry

Share this page

kerbing

Line breaks: kerb|ing

Definition of kerbing in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1The stones collectively forming a kerb.
Example sentences
  • He supplies the building trade and hardware stores with patio slabs, kerbing, wall capping, panel fencing and sills.
  • Shop fronts are also to be improved, she added, as well as the introduction of new kerbing, and time-limited car parking.
  • Deputy central Hampshire coroner Simon Burge voiced concerns about the safety of kerbing on a stretch of the A31.
2The action of hitting a kerb with a car tyre, leading to possible damage to the tyre.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…