Definition of Gravels

1. Verb. (third-person singular of gravel) ¹



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Definition of Gravels

1. gravel [v] - See also: gravel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gravels

graved
gravedigger
gravediggers
gravegliaite
gravel
gravel pit
graveled
graveless
gravelike
graveling
gravelled
gravellike
gravelliness
gravelling
gravelly
gravels (current term)
gravelweed
gravely
gravemarker
gravemarkers
graven
graven image
graveness
gravenesses
graveolence
graveolent
graver
graveries
graverobber
graverobbers

Literary usage of Gravels

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1. Elements of Geology: A Text-book for Colleges and for the General Reader by Joseph LeConte (1891)
"Then came the lava-flow, which of course ran down the valley, displacing the river and covering up the gravels. The displaced rivers now ran on either side ..."

2. The Nature of Ore Deposits by Richard Beck (1905)
"The tin gravels of Cornwall were exploited as early as Roman and Greek times,1 ... At present the true gravels of that country have long been exhausted and ..."

3. The Ore Deposits of the United States and Canada by James Furman Kemp (1900)
"Out in the more open country the gravels have also accumulated and have furnished some productive bars. The gold has been derived principally from the ..."

4. The Great Ice Age and Its Relation to the Antiquity of Man by James Geikie (1894)
"... Ac., of Lake Garda- Cemented gravels (Ceppo) of North Italy—Conglomerates at ... gravels—Glacial succession in the Alpine Lands—Later moraines in Alpine ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1895)
"They have nil been found in the gravels resting on the Chalk, on the Kentish side of the Thames, at levels ranging from 70 feet to 105 feet above OD from ..."

6. The University Geological Survey of Kansas: Reports by Kansas Geological Survey (1896)
"Geographic Location of gravels. Previously Expressed Views. ... GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION OF gravels. Perhaps no county in the eastern part of the state is ..."

7. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"These gravels arc constantly in movement, being urged forward by the ... In many parts of Britain, Scandinavia and North America here are marine gravels, ..."

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