curb

  • 1 Curb — may refer to: Curb (road), or kerb, the edge where a raised pavement/sidewalk/footpath, road median, or road shoulder meets an unraised street or other roadway. Curb Records, a record label started by Mike Curb in 1973. Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO… …

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  • 2 Curb — Curb, n. 1. That which curbs, restrains, or subdues; a check or hindrance; esp., a chain or strap attached to the upper part of the branches of a bit, and capable of being drawn tightly against the lower jaw of the horse. [1913 Webster] He that… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 curb — CURB, Ă, curbi, e, adj., s.f. I. adj. (Despre linii) În formă de arc; arcuit, încovoiat; (despre un plan) boltit. II. s.f. 1. Figură geometrică având o singură dimensiune; linie care nu este dreaptă. 2. Linie care reprezintă grafic o relaţie… …

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  • 4 Curb — (k[^u]rb), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Curbed} (k[^u]rbd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Curbing}.] [F. courber to bend, curve, L.curvare, fr. curvus bent, curved; cf. Gr. kyrto s curved. Cf. {Curve}.] 1. To bend or curve. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Crooked and curbed… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Curb — Студийный альбом Nickelback Дата выпуска 1 мая, 1996 25 июня, 2002 Записан …

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  • 6 curb — [kʉrb] n. [ME & OFr courbe, curve, curb, orig., adj., curved, bent < L curvus: see CURVE] 1. a chain or strap passed around a horse s lower jaw and attached to the bit (curb bit): the curb checks the horse by causing it to lower its head when… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Curb — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Curb álbum de estudio de Nickelback Publicación Septiembre de 1996 25 de junio de 2002 (re lanzamiento) …

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  • 8 CURB-65 — is a clinical prediction rule that has been validated for predicting mortality in community acquired pneumoniacite journal |author=Lim WS, van der Eerden MM, Laing R, et al |title=Defining community acquired pneumonia severity on presentation to… …

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  • 9 CURB-65 — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El CURB 65 es una escala de predicción de mortalidad utilizada en pacientes con neumonía adquirida en la comunidad.[1] Está avalada por la British Thoracic Society para la valoración de la severidad de la… …

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  • 10 Curb — Curb, v. i. To bend; to crouch; to cringe. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Virtue itself of vice must pardon beg, Yea, curb and woo for leave to do him good. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 curb — curb, kerb In BrE, curb is a noun meaning ‘a check or restraint’ and a verb meaning ‘to restrain’. As a noun it also means ‘a strap fastened to a bit on a horse’, and ‘a fender round a hearth’. In AmE, curb has these meanings and is also ‘a stone …

    Modern English usage

  • 12 curb — [n] restraining device; check barrier, border, brake, bridle, chain, control, deterrent, edge, harness, hindrance, ledge, limitation, lip, rein, restrainer, restraint, restriction, rim; concepts 376,497,652,745 Ant. encouragement, opening curb… …

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  • 13 curb|er — «KUR buhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that curbs. 2. stones or other material forming a curb (of a street) …

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  • 14 CURB-65 — ist ein Akronym für ein klinisches Beurteilungssystem für Patienten mit Lungenentzündung (Pneumonie). Die einzelnen Buchstaben stehen für die englisch bezeichneten klinischen Befunde bzw. Laborwerte, welche für den Score beurteilt werden.[1]… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 15 curb — I verb arrest, brake, check, control, delay, detain, govern, harness, hinder, hold back, hold in check, hold up, impede, inhibit, keep within limits, limit, mitigate, moderate, muzzle, obstruct, prohibit, repress, restrain, retard, snub, stay,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 16 curb — kərb n a swelling on the back of the hind leg of a horse just behind the lowest part of the hock joint that is due to strain or rupture of the ligament and generally causes lameness * * * (kərb) a thickening of the metatarsocalcaneal… …

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  • 17 curb — vb check, bridle, *restrain, inhibit Analogous words: repress, *suppress: shackle, manacle, fetter, *hamper, hog tie: thwart, foil, balk, *frustrate Antonyms: spur Contrasted words: *indulge, pa …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 18 curb — ► NOUN 1) a check or restraint. 2) a type of bit with a strap or chain attached which passes under a horse s lower jaw, used as a check. 3) US variant spelling of KERB(Cf. ↑kerb). ► VERB ▪ keep in check. ORIGIN O …

    English terms dictionary

  • 19 curb — 01. He was almost hit by a car when he stepped off the [curb] without looking. 02. I wiped out on my bicycle when my front wheel bumped against the [curb] while I was riding home. 03. He parked the car with one wheel up on the [curb]. 04. If we… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 curb — ▪ I. curb curb 1 [kɜːb ǁ kɜːrb] verb [transitive] to control or limit something that has a harmful effect: • The new government s priority is to curb inflation.   [m0] ▪ II. curb curb 2 noun [countable] a control or limit on something …

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