Boots crunched on gravel behind her.
With a squeal of brakes Dean narrowly missed the rider in front, who shouted a profanity and spun sideways to a stop in the roadside gravel, miraculously maintaining balance.
Backing the truck around, he threw gravel from the rear tires as he took off.
He heard tires crunch on gravel outside the cabin.
When they reached a gravel path behind the house the Frenchman pulled Pierre by the arm and pointed to a round, graveled space where a three- year-old girl in a pink dress was lying under a seat.
She marveled at the soft crunch of gravel beneath her shoes.
Wheels crunched on gravel as a car stopped in her drive.
Within minutes a truck plunged down the hill and into the yard, stopping in a spray of gravel in front of the house.
She ran up the gravel road leading to the wooden door in the fortress.
Her added weight, though slight, caused the parking lot gravel to cut even deeper into his aching feet.
Whole forests, vast quarries of granite, and hills of gravel were used in fringing the water margins, constructing wharves, piers and causeways, redeeming flats, and furnishing piling and solid foundations for buildings.
The sound of tires crunching on gravel announced the approach of a vehicle.
He hurried the Jeep as fast as he dared on the gravel-slippery road where even a crawl seemed excessive.
Behind her, Josh roared his engine as he turn the truck around, and slung gravel on the road as he took off.
The truck slid to a stop in the yard, spraying gravel and dust.
She stopped at the gravel drive and reached for her shoes.
He said nothing as he walked across the gravel and set her down on the porch.
Instead, she trotted down the gravel driveway, each crunching step making her cringe.
In East Siberia gold is obtained almost exclusively from gravel-washings, quartz mining being confined to three localities, one near Vladivostok and two in Transbaikalia.
The car spun around at the bottom of the hill, spraying gravel in a wild circle.
Now, six months later, in spite of the windshield pockmarked from the gravel roads of Ouray County, it felt like an old friend.
A huge white sycamore skeleton sprawled on the gravel beach, its bark long gone.
The sound of tires crunching on gravel brought her attention back to the drive.
Boots crunched on gravel and she looked up to find Alex watching her.
He paused when he heard footsteps crunch on the straw behind the fence.
Turning on a wide gravel road, she stopped to study the map.
They are built of "sun-dried blocks of mud and gravel, about 22 in.
Small streams often sink from sight in their beds of gravel, and after flowing some distance underground, reappear farther on.
On the other hand gravel-washing gives a declining yield in West Siberia, for while in 1900 the output from this source was approximately 172,000 oz., in 1904 it was only 81,000 oz.
It is, covered with gravel, and presents the appearance of a dry prairie devoid of forests.
Valley gravel borders the Thames, with some interruptions, from Kingston to Greenwich, and extends to a wide belt, with ramifications, from Wandsworth south to Croydon, and in a narrower line from Greenwich towards Bromley.
In Germany very similar filters have also been used, pearl-quartz gravel taking the place of coral sand, which it closely resembles.
The stones, averaging ten to a carat, are found in the river gravel or in alluvial deposits.
Grains of gold or particles of ore may be detected by washing samples of gravel in a prospector's 1 Of doubtful origin.
The cost of filling has been greatly reduced by the system of flushing culm, sand, gravel and similar material, through pipes leading from the surface into mine workings.
Thick, and formed of a core of rough rubble cemented together with mortar (containing much coarse gravel) of extraordinary hardness and tenacity, and a facing for the most part of stone - Kentish rag, freestone or ironstone - but occasionally of flints; about 2 ft.
In the north and west the clay is interspersed with patches of plateau gravel in the direction of Finchley (where boulder clay also appears), Enfield and Barnet; and of Bagshot sands on Hampstead Heath and Harrow Hill.
The alluvial extracted, which in the Malay Peninsula and Archipelago carries from 5 to 60 lb of tinstone (or "black tin," as it is termed by Cornish miners) to the cubic yard of gravel, is washed in various simple sluicing appliances, by which the lighter clay, sand and stones are removed and tinstone is left behind comparatively pure, containing usually 65 to 75% of metallic tin (chemically pure tinstone contains 78.7%).
The surrounding country, which is traversed by gravel roads leading to the principal towns of the province, is fertile and well cultivated, producing sugar, tobacco and rice in abundance.
Underneath the surface are beds of sand, gravel and clays, the last affording material for the manufacture of brick, tiles and pottery.
But he received an invitation to become morning preacher at Gravel Pit Chapel, Hackney.
The prevailing soils are sand and gravel loams, but other varieties are numerous, ranging from rich alluvial beds of extinct lakes, as in parts of Lyon and Esmeralda counties, to the strongly alkaline plains of the southern deserts.