- multiple small calculi formed in the kidneys.
- the disease characterized by such concretions.
verb (used with object), grav·eled, grav·el·ing or (especially British) grav·elled, grav·el·ling.
- grave clothes,
Origin of gravel
Examples from the Web for graveling
Article 24, proposing the graveling of a sidewalk, was referred to the selectmen.
The State Highway Commission has set aside funds for graveling this section preparatory to surfacing.Third Biennial Report of the Oregon State Highway Commission|S. Benson, W. L. Thompson, R. A. Booth, Herbert Nunn
verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled (tr)
Word Origin for gravel
early 13c., from Old French gravele "sand, gravel," diminutive of grave "sand, seashore" (Modern French grève), possibly from Celtic *gravo- (cf. Welsh gro "coarse gravel," Breton grouan, Cornish grow "gravel"), perhaps ultimately from PIE *ghreu- "to rub, grind."