A riding or driving bit for a horse that has rein action which amplifies the pressure in the mouth by leverage advantage placing pressure on the poll via the crown piece of the bridle and chin groove via a curb chain
A frame or wall round the mouth of a well; also, a frame within a well to prevent the earth caving in
The short elevation of an exterior wall above the deck of a roof Normally a 2 by 6 box (on the roof) on which a skylight is attached
The short elevation of an exterior wall above the deck of a commercial flat roof
It is the thickening of the ligament on the back of the hind leg May or may not result in lameness
A short barrier paralleling the side limit of the roadway to guide the movement of vehicle wheels and safeguard constructions and pedestrian traffic existing outside the roadway limit from collision with vehicles and their loads (5) See Berm
noun A small concrete edging forming a gutter on streets, sidewalks, etc Used by skaters to do tricks on
If you curb something, you control it and keep it within limits. advertisements aimed at curbing the spread of Aids Inflation needs to be curbed in Russia. = check, restrain Curb is also a noun. He called for much stricter curbs on immigration
a stone, concrete, or wooden barrier paralleling the side of the roadway Curbs guide vehicles and safeguard bridge trusses, railings, and other structures outside the roadway Curbs also protect pedestrians on sidewalks from colliding with vehicles
the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess; "his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper"
A riding or driving bit for a horse that has rein action that amplifies the pressure in the mouth by leverage advantage placing pressure on the poll via the crown piece of the bridle and the chin groove via a curb chain
To furnish wich a curb, as a well; also, to restrain by a curb, as a bank of earth
If you curb an emotion or your behaviour, you keep it under control. He curbed his temper = check, restrain
(1) A raised member used to support skylights, HVAC units, exhaust fans, hatches or other pieces of mechanical equipment above the level of the roof surface, should be a minimum of eight inches (8") in height; (2) A raised roof perimeter that is relatively low in height
to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
an edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter) a horse's bit with an attached chain or strap to check the horse keep to the curb; "curb your dogs
A swelling on the back part of the hind leg of a horse, just behind the lowest part of the hock joint, generally causing lameness
lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
An assemblage of three or more pieces of timber, or a metal member, forming a frame around an opening, and serving to maintain the integrity of that opening; also, a ring of stone serving a similar purpose, as at the eye of a dome
The weight of the vehicle empty (without payload and driver) but including engine fuel, coolant, engine oil, tools, spare tire, and all other standard equipment Curb weight is determined without water in the tanks or water heater and with empty LP-gas containers
kerb kerbs in AM, use curb The kerb is the raised edge of a pavement or sidewalk which separates it from the road. Stewart stepped off the kerb. Variant of curb. the edge of the pavement (=raised path) at the side of a road (curb)
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