Meaning of GRAVEL in English


vt to cover with gravel; as, to gravel a walk.

2. gravel ·vt to hurt or lame (a horse) by gravel lodged between the shoe and foot.

3. gravel ·vt to check or stop; to embarrass; to perplex.

4. gravel ·noun small stones, or fragments of stone; very small pebbles, often intermixed with particles of sand.

5. gravel ·vt to run (as a ship) upon the gravel or beach; to run aground; to cause to stick fast in gravel or sand.

6. gravel ·noun a deposit of small calculous concretions in the kidneys and the urinary or gall bladder; also, the disease of which they are a symptom.

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