Definition of 'pebble'
Example sentences containing 'pebble'
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Was the fireplace filled with creamy white pebbles? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Others open a fist to show a motley handful of pebbles from white to green to brown. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They both chose stone and pebble colours in tune with the river and its banks. Times, Sunday Times (2006)No volleyball or similar on the fringe of shell and pebble beach. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You also need a smaller pebble that is easy to spot. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The biggest are the size of small pebbles. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)The long, white pebble beach is two minutes away. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In a corner, a gas fire flickered over white pebbles. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Try removing the top layer of compost from each pot and replacing it with fresh or cover the compost surface with fine pebbles. The Sun (2011)It may have had sand rather than pebbles, but it faced due north. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I heard footsteps crunching towards me across the white pebble courtyard. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Old Town is a short walk away and a small pebble beach lies just below the hotel. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Because in its belly, in this sea many miles from known land, they found some small pebbles. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Once again I remembered the Japanese technique of suggesting a lake by the use of sand and pebbles. The Education of a Gardener (1994)For me, the pick of the resort was the beach itself - a mixture of fine sand and light pebbles with sun loungers stretching for yards. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'pebble'
British English: pebble /ˈpɛbl/ NOUN
A pebble is a small stone.
- American English: pebble
- Arabic: حَصَاةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: pedregulho
- Chinese: 小鹅卵石
- Croatian: oblutak
- Czech: oblázek
- Danish: lille sten
- Dutch: kiezelsteen
- European Spanish: guijarro
- Finnish: pieni kivi
- French: galet
- German: Kieselstein
- Greek: βότσαλο
- Italian: ciottolo
- Japanese: 小石
- Korean: 조약돌
- Norwegian: småstein
- Polish: otoczak
- European Portuguese: calhau
- Romanian: pietricică
- Russian: галька
- Spanish: piedrecita
- Swedish: småsten
- Thai: กรวด
- Turkish: çakıl taşı
- Ukrainian: галька
- Vietnamese: sỏi
Definition of pebble from the Collins English Dictionary
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