pav·​er | \ ˈpā-vər How to pronounce paver (audio) \

Definition of paver

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

Examples of paver in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Someone knocked over five paver bricks from a stack near a garage in the 400 block of W. Butterfield Rd., chipping one of the bricks. Graydon Megan,, 1 Oct. 2021 Why: To rebuild the street with an improved roadway and sidewalk paver system, ADA-compliant ramps and crosswalks, streetscaping and more parking. Kayla Dwyer, The Indianapolis Star, 30 Sep. 2021 Private backyard paces are dedicated to a family area with broad curving lawn lines, an entertainment area with a paver patio and fire pit, plus a putting green that spans 60 feet. oregonlive, 5 Sep. 2021 Each paver costs $1,000, with the proceeds completing the Capital Campaign. Mary Jane Brewer, cleveland, 14 July 2021 And the science team hasn't given up on trying to sample those Martian paver stones, even after the first unsuccessful attempt. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 27 Aug. 2021 Wrapping around the main house is a 4,000-square-foot paver terrace with views over manicured lawns to the lake. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 24 Aug. 2021 After the paver stones, the Perseverance team has devised an incursion from above and behind to access its secrets. Paul Voosen, Science | AAAS, 21 July 2021 According to school Superintendent Mike Maguire, the $600,000 permeable paver project, funded 60 percent by the MWRD and the remainder being paid by the school district, has made a difference. Bob Chiarito,, 28 July 2021

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First Known Use of paver

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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24 Oct 2021

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“Paver.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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