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
pistrinum supper
pit-run gravel (current term)
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

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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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