pav·​er | \ ˈpā-vər \

Definition of paver

1 : one that paves
2 : a stone, brick, or block used for paving a surface

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The donation for pavers is $120 for a 4x8 inch and $200 for a 8x8 inch paver. Courant Community, "Community News For The Valley Edition," 10 July 2018 The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 302, which includes crane operators, surveyors, road pavers, mechanics and other workers, walked off the job Aug. 21. Mike Rosenberg, The Seattle Times, "Seattle-area construction strike enters second week, with no movement at bargaining table," 28 Aug. 2018 Make Your Home Slip-Proof Fix loose treads on exterior steps, loose deck boards, or loose pavers on front walkways. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, "15 Things to Do Around the House Before the Holidays," 16 Nov. 2018 The kitchen area and an outdoor table with chairs sit on pretty bluestone pavers. Karen A. Avitabile,, "Property of the Week: 7 Clermont Park, Farmington," 21 Dec. 2017 Not only can Sidewalk Labs track the way streets are used and adjust the design of the right-of-way on the fly, the pavers can also be changed out by season or even replaced as technology evolves. Alissa Walker, Curbed, "Here’s what Sidewalk Labs’s Toronto smart city could look like," 16 Aug. 2018 Stone cladding, Moss Rock; Stone pavers—Sturgis Materials (M); House Beautiful, "September 2011 Issue Product Guide," 29 June 2011 Outside, full-growth banyan trees, paver pathways, and lush landscaping compliment a 1930s guest house that also boasts a wood slat ceiling and fireplace. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Waterfront estate asks $2.4M in Florida," 9 Oct. 2018 Palm trees frame the brick paver driveway before opening to a 6,300-square-foot interior with six bedrooms and seven bathrooms. Jack Flemming,, "Former NFL star Michael Vick prepares to hand off his lakefront Florida home," 4 July 2018

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First Known Use of paver

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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