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Definition of Gravel

Gravel
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 with particles of sand. 2. (Med.) A deposit of small calculous concretions in the kidneys and the urinary or gall bladder; also, the disease of which they are a symptom. Gravel powder, a coarse gunpowder; pebble powder.
Gravel
Gravel Grav"el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Graveledor Gravelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Graveling or Gravelling.] 1. To cover with gravel; as, to gravel a walk. 2. To run (as a ship) upon the gravel or beach; to run aground; to cause to stick fast in gravel or sand. When we were fallen into a place between two seas, they graveled the ship. --Acts xxvii. 41 (Rhemish version). Willam the Conqueror . . . chanced as his arrival to be graveled; and one of his feet stuck so fast in the sand that he fell to the ground. --Camden. 3. To check or stop; to embarrass; to perplex. [Colloq.] When you were graveled for lack of matter. --Shak. The physician was so graveled and amazed withal, that he had not a word more to say. --Sir T. North. 4. To hurt or lame (a horse) by gravel lodged between the shoe and foot.

Meaning of Gravel from wikipedia

- Gravel /ˈɡrævəl/ is a loose aggregation of rock fragments. Gravel is cl****ified by particle size range and includes size cl****es from granule- to boulder-sized...
- Maurice Robert "Mike" Gravel (/ɡrəˈvɛl/; born May 13, 1930) is an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Alaska from 1969 to 1981...
- A gravel pit is an open-pit mine for the extraction of gravel. Gravel pits often lie in river valleys where the water table is high, so they may naturally...
- The Gravel Institute is a progressive think tank that aims to counteract American conservative think tanks, particularly PragerU, from a left-wing perspective...
- Gravel is a type of rock. Gravel or Gravell may also refer to: Gravel (surname) Gravel pit, a mine for gravel Gravel bar, an ac****ulation of gravel-size...
- A gravel road is a type of unpaved road surfaced with gravel that has been brought to the site from a quarry or stream bed. They are common in less-developed...
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