Examples of pavement in a Sentence
He stopped the car just off the pavement.
The summer heat rose off the pavement.
Recent Examples of pavement from the Web
Witness tellls BBC that white van veered off the pavement on London Bridge and struck as many as six people.
Witnesses said a man driving a white van, speeding at about 50 miles per hour, swerved onto the pavement and drove into a crowd of people.
That meant the house, a replica lighthouse attached to it and a boat ramp could stay, but most of the structures and pavement around them had to go.
Burke LLC, which the village has used on other projects, is overseeing the landscape and pavement improvements, as well as all design and engineering costs.
Temporary lane closure expected Thursday in Laguna Beach One southbound lane of South Coast Highway in Laguna Beach will be closed for four hours Thursday while Southern California Gas Co. repairs pavement.
In January 2016, a coastal storm inundated the O’Neills’ neighborhood; a March 2017 storm submerged the roads and deposited fish on the pavement in front of their house.
Video provided by the East Bay Times shows that just seconds after plummeting down the Emerald Plunge, the boy's body hit the pavement like a rag doll -- just barely missing his head -- avoiding what could have been a tragic event.
Black Apaches settled on rooftops and parking lots, dropped to pavement, and belched forth troops.
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Origin and Etymology of pavement
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin pavimentum, from pavire
First Known Use: 13th century
PAVEMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pavement for English Language Learners
: the hard surface of a road, driveway, etc.
PAVEMENT Defined for Kids
Definition of pavement for Students
1 : a hard surface of concrete or asphalt
2 : material used in making a hard surface
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