Civil Engineeringa rim, esp. of joined stones or concrete, along a street or roadway, forming an edge for a sidewalk.
anything that restrains or controls; a restraint; check.
an enclosing framework or border.
Also called curb′ bit′.a bit used with a bridoon for control of a horse, to which a chain (curb′ chain′) is hooked.
BusinessAlso called curb market; [Brit.,]kerb market, kerbstone market. a market, originally on the sidewalk or street, for the sale of securities not listed on a stock exchange. Cf. American Stock Exchange.
Buildingthe framework around the top of a well.
Building, Architecturethe arris between an upper and a lower slope on a gambrel or mansard roof.
Buildinga belt of metal, masonry, etc., for abutting a dome at its base.
(in a windmill) the track on which the cap turns.
Veterinary Diseasesa swelling on the lower part of the back of the hock of a horse, often causing lameness.
Civil Engineering[Engin.]the cutting edge at the bottom of a caisson.