coarse gravel

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English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • Gravel — Grav el, n. [OF. gravele, akin to F. gr?ve a sandy shore, strand; of Celtic origin; cf. Armor. grouan gravel, W. gro coarse gravel, pebbles, and Skr. gr[=a]van stone.] 1. Small stones, or fragments of stone; very small pebbles, often intermixed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gravel powder — Gravel Grav el, n. [OF. gravele, akin to F. gr?ve a sandy shore, strand; of Celtic origin; cf. Armor. grouan gravel, W. gro coarse gravel, pebbles, and Skr. gr[=a]van stone.] 1. Small stones, or fragments of stone; very small pebbles, often… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gravel — (n.) early 13c., from O.Fr. gravele sand, gravel, dim. of grave sand, seashore (Mod.Fr. grève), possibly from Celtic *gravo (Cf. Welsh gro coarse gravel, Bret. grouan, Cornish grow gravel ), perhaps ultimately from PIE *ghreu to rub, grind …   Etymology dictionary

  • Gravel — For other uses, see Gravel (disambiguation). Gravel (largest fragment in this photo is about 4 cm) …   Wikipedia

  • gravel — ► NOUN ▪ a loose mixture of small stones and coarse sand, used for paths and roads. ► VERB (gravelled, gravelling; US graveled, graveling) ▪ cover with gravel. ORIGIN Old French, from grave shore …   English terms dictionary

  • gravel — [grav′əl] n. [ME < OFr gravelle, dim. of grave, coarse sand, seashore < or akin to Gaul * grava, stone < IE base * ghreu , to rub hard, pulverize > GRIT] 1. a loose mixture of pebbles and rock fragments coarser than sand, often mixed… …   English World dictionary

  • gravel — n. & v. n. 1 a a mixture of coarse sand and small water worn or pounded stones, used for paths and roads and as an aggregate. b Geol. a stratum of this. 2 Med. aggregations of crystals formed in the urinary tract. v.tr. (gravelled, gravelling; US …   Useful english dictionary

  • gravel — Small concretions, usually of uric acid, calcium oxalate, or phosphates, formed in the kidney and passed through the ureter, bladder, and urethra. SYN: urocheras (1), uropsammus (1). [M.E., fr. O.Fr.] * * * grav·el grav əl n …   Medical dictionary

  • coarse sediment — sediment with a particle size greater than 2.0 mm. Includes gravel, cobbles and boulders …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • river — river1 riverless, adj. riverlike, adj. /riv euhr/, n. 1. a natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course or channel or series of diverging and converging channels. 2. a similar stream of something other than water: a… …   Universalium

  • Kobuk River — The Kobuk River is approximately convert|280|mi|km|0|lk=on long, located in the Arctic region of northwestern Alaska in the United States. [USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO… …   Wikipedia

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