Definition of Pit run

1. Noun. Gravel as found in natural deposits.

Exact synonyms: Bank Gravel, Pit-run Gravel
Generic synonyms: Crushed Rock, Gravel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pit Run

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Literary usage of Pit run

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. Economics of Bridgework: A Sequel to Bridge Engineering by John Alexander Low Waddell (1921)
"... to add sand or gravel to the natural mixture, or to use the pit run, can only be determined for each case as it arises by some very careful computing, ..."

4. Johnson's Materials of Construction by John Butler Johnson, Morton Owen Withey, James Aston (1919)
"Sometimes it becomes necessary to substitute a pit-run gravel or other mixed aggregate when the specifications call for separate measurement of the fine and ..."

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