Definition of Pit-run gravel

1. Noun. Gravel as found in natural deposits.

Exact synonyms: Bank Gravel, Pit Run
Generic synonyms: Crushed Rock, Gravel



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pit-run Gravel

piston pulse
piston ring
piston rings
piston rod
piston rods
pistonlike
pistons
pistou
pistous
pistrinum supper
pit
pit-a-pat
pit-a-pats
pit-adder
pit-eye
pit-run gravel (current term)
pit-yacker
pit-yackers
pit-yakkas
pit adder
pit adders
pit against
pit and fissure caries
pit and fissure sealants
pit bull
pit bull terrier
pit bulls
pit lane
pit lanes

Literary usage of Pit-run gravel

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1. Report by Illinois Highway Commission (1913)
"Stone—That part of pit run gravel which will be retained on a '/4-inch screen and ... This may be pit run gravel alone or pit run gravel modified by the ..."

2. Handbook for Highway Engineers: Containing Information Ordinarily Used in by Wilson Gardner Harger, Edmund Arnold Bonney (1919)
"Under favorable conditions a screened gravel bottom course will cost from $1.30 to $2.00 per cubic yard, rolled in place. A course pit run gravel is ..."

3. A Treatise on the Inspection of Concrete Construction: Containing Practical by Jerome Cochran (1913)
"Proportioning Pit-Run Gravel Concrete.—In proportioning pit-run gravel concrete, frequent tests should be made to determine the proportion of sand to stone. ..."

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