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curb

1. thickening of the plantar tarsal ligament in the hock of the horse. The ligament is obviously thickened a few inches below the point of the hock. Initially there is pain at the site, the horse is lame and at rest stands with the weight on the other leg.
2. that part of a curb bit in a bridle that provides the restraint additional to the bit itself. Includes the bars and chain. See also bit (2).

curb reins
the reins attached to the bars of a curb bit.
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36-inch minimum landings at the top of the curb stop
In the 46-second long clip, Gavin sporting his school backpack, is seen approaching the curb and hesitatingly feeling out his surroundings using his cane.
Consequently, old traffic signs around Mill Run have been replaced and the community was granted permission to repaint the curbs.
The right front wheel climbed the curb and deflated, with the van becoming stuck on the curb
Approximately 1% of the lead was found outside the curb area--about half in the street and half on the sidewalk.
The Curb Inlet Drain Diaper Insert is currently available for storm sewer inlets with open curb sides.
In this case the city of Philadelphia's street resurfacing project was judged to be an "alteration," requiring compliance with the curb ramp provisions of the ADA.
Surface of the curb ramp shall be stable, firm, and slip-resistant.
Kick 'Em To The Curb [TM], the nation's newest dating game developed by Victoria Howard, author of the international best seller Why Women Love Bad Boys, will premiere during a four-week run at the Blue Martini in Boca Raton, 6000 Glades Road, No.
After backfilling the curb area as described, the Contractor shall re-pave the affected portion of the roadway in accordance with the October 21,2104 Prequalified Pavers Memorandum specifications (Attachment 2).
Included with the curb are all supports, flashings, sealants, and fasteners.