Kerb


Kerb

Kerb bezeichnet:

  • im regionalen Dialekt im Saarland, an der unteren Nahe, in der westlichen und nördlichen Pfalz, in Teilen von Südhessen beziehungsweise Rheinhessen und in Unterfranken die Kirchweih
  • die britische Schreibweise von Curb (Randsteine im Motorsport)
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  • Kerb — Kerb, n. See {Curb}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kerb — BrE curb AmE [kə:b US kə:rb] n [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: curb] the edge of the ↑pavement (=raised path) at the side of a road ▪ His car mounted the kerb and ploughed into a bus queue …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • kerb — [ kɜrb ] the British spelling of curb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • kerb — 1660s, a variant of CURB (Cf. curb) (q.v.). The preferred British spelling in certain specialized senses, especially edging of stone on a pavement (1805) …   Etymology dictionary

  • kerb — (US curb) ► NOUN ▪ a stone edging to a pavement or raised path. ORIGIN variant of CURB(Cf. ↑curb) …   English terms dictionary

  • kerb — [kʉrb] n. Brit. sp. of CURB (n. 5, 6, & vt. 3) …   English World dictionary

  • kerb — (BrE) (AmE curb) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ dropped (BrE) ▪ Dropped kerbs make wheelchair access easier. VERB + KERB/CURB ▪ pull away from ▪ The car pulled away from t …   Collocations dictionary

  • kerb — n. Brit. a stone edging to a pavement or raised path. Phrases and idioms: kerb crawler a person who indulges in kerb crawling. kerb crawling the practice of driving slowly along the edge of a road, soliciting passers by. kerb drill precautions,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • kerb — curb, kerb In BrE, curb is a noun meaning ‘a check or restraint’ and a verb meaning ‘to restrain’. As a noun it also means ‘a strap fastened to a bit on a horse’, and ‘a fender round a hearth’. In AmE, curb has these meanings and is also ‘a stone …   Modern English usage