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curb 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/kərb/,
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kerbs, plural; curbs, plural;
  1. Restrain or keep in check
    • - she promised she would curb her temper
  2. Restrain (a horse) by means of a curb

  3. Lead (a dog being walked) near the curb to urinate or defecate

Noun
  1. A stone or concrete edging to a street or path

  2. A check or restraint on something
    • - curbs on the powers of labor unions
  3. A type of bit that is widely used in western riding. In English riding it is usually only used with a snaffle as part of a double bridle

  4. A swelling on the back of a horse's hock, caused by spraining a ligament


  1. an edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter)
  2. control: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
  3. a horse's bit with an attached chain or strap to check the horse
  4. suppress: to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
  5. American Stock Exchange: a stock exchange in New York
  6. keep to the curb; "curb your dogs"
  7. Curb is the first studio album by Canadian hard rock band Nickelback. Originally self-released by the band on May 1, 1996, the album was later reissued by Roadrunner in 2002, with a different album cover. The songs "Where? ...
  8. Curb is defined in older literature as enlargement secondary to inflammation and thickening of the long plantar ligament in horses. ...
  9. A curb or kerb (see spelling differences) is the edge where a raised pavement/sidewalk/footpath, road median, or road shoulder meets an unraised street or other roadway. ...
  10. Concrete landscape curbing (or concrete landscape bordering) is an alternative to plastic or metal landscape edging made with concrete. Concrete landscape curbing has become more popular over the last decade.
  11. A row of concrete along the edge of a road; a kerb (UK); A raised margin along the edge of something, as a strengthening; Something that checks or restrains; A riding or driving bit for a horse that has rein action which amplifies the pressure in the mouth by leverage advantage placing pressure ...
  12. (curbed) restrained
  13. (curbing) A row of curbstones; the material used to construct such a curb; The damage caused to a wheel or tire by curbing (running the wheel or tire into or over a curb)
  14. (Curbing) Slabs and blocks of stone bordering streets, walks, etc, producing the change in level between sidewalk and street.
  15. (Curbing) Also known as “Curbstoning”. This is where someone (a “curbstoner”) is selling used cars out of their front yard. The term “curbing” or “curbstoning” refers to the curb in the front of their house where the car for sale is inevitably parked. Get it?
  16. (Curbing) Fence or low enclosure for cemetery lot
  17. A short wall or masonry built above the level of the roof that provides a means of flashing the deck equipment.
  18. Raised flashing around a roof accessory to provide water rightness at the roof opening.
  19. The short elevation of an exterior wall above the deck of a roof. Normally a 2 by 6 box (on the roof) on which a skylight is attached.
  20. A raised edge on a concrete floor slab or roof accessory.
  21. A watertight wall or frame used to raise slope glazing above the surface of the roof as a preventive measure against water leakage from melting snow or rain run-off.
  22. a raised member used to support roof penetrations, such as skylights, mechanical equipment, hatches, etc. above the level of the roof surface.
  23. a raised edge or border of a shower, usually made of tile, marble or fiberglass.
  24. A style of chain in which the uniformly sized links are twisted to create a flat chain.
  25. A type of leverage bit with shanks, usually with a hump in the middle called the port