kerbing

[ kur-bing ]
/ ˈkɜr bɪŋ /

noun British.

Definition for kerbing (2 of 3)

kerb
[ kurb ]
/ kɜrb /

noun, verb (used with object) British.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH kerb

curb kerb

Definition for kerbing (3 of 3)

curbing
[ kur-bing ]
/ ˈkɜr bɪŋ /

noun

the material forming a curb, as along a street.
curbstones collectively.
a curb or a section of a curb.
Also British, kerb·ing.

Origin of curbing

First recorded in 1585–95; curb + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for kerbing (1 of 3)

kerbing

US and Canadian curbing

/ (ˈkɜːbɪŋ) /

noun

material used for a kerb
a less common word for kerb (def. 1)

British Dictionary definitions for kerbing (2 of 3)

curbing
/ (ˈkɜːbɪŋ) /

noun

the US spelling of kerbing

British Dictionary definitions for kerbing (3 of 3)

kerb

US and Canadian curb

/ (kɜːb) /

noun

a line of stone or concrete forming an edge between a pavement and a roadway, so that the pavement is some 15 cm above the level of the road

verb

(tr) to provide with or enclose with a kerb

Word Origin for kerb

C17: from Old French courbe bent, from Latin curvus; see curve
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