Rubble sentence example

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  • Common rubble walls are the worst of all.

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  • These new structures also consist of rubble mounds.

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  • The masonry is described by Mr Schuyler as " a rough uncut granite ashlar, with a hearting of rough rubble all laid in cement mortar and gravel."

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  • Its walls of flint rubble survive in stately fragments, and enclose an area of 200 acres.

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  • In the centre, the oblong pyramid of rubble cased with hewn stone and cemented 375 X 300 ft.

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  • Between these facings was a rubble core of locally mined flint held together by mortar.

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  • The demolition rubble from the walls could be used to fill the deeper sections to try to bring the floor up level.

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  • The majority of the better-class houses are of rubble, one-storeyed and flat-roofed.

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  • Such concrete is known as rubble concrete.

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  • The hearting is of rubble masonry, and the faces are coursed ashlar.

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  • Stable of red brick and slate and granite rubble stone with brick dentilled eaves, Swithland slate roof and stack on rear roof.

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  • Good drainage is essential for drought tolerant plants and so gritty topsoil has been used, mounded up into bunds over rubble filled subsoil.

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  • This section is of smaller, more regularly coursed rubble than the elevation to the east which it meets at a butt joint.

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  • Note that it is entirely built of rubble masonry, also a typical feature.

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  • Timber framing with granite rubble stone and red brick plinth and red brick nogging, in small part herringbone pattern.

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  • If you put small log and rubble piles near a pond that will provide hibernation habitat for amphibians.

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  • Brick on rubble plinth, substantial remains of an earlier timber framed building.

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  • Here the conspirators were supposed to have dumped the rubble from the excavations was in full public view!

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  • Official concern has been raised about large piles of crushed rubble on the site of the former Turner Brothers asbestos factory.

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  • These colorful, beautifully patterned fish are a joy to watch as they emerge from their hiding places in the coral rubble.

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  • Granite and slate rubble stone with Welsh slate roof and brick end stacks.

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  • What we are seeing are, in fact, the remains of the flint rubble cores.

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  • It is built of coursed square limestone rubble, with an old plain tile roof.

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  • A massive circular keep, made of local sandstone rubble, perches on the motte.

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  • I was trapped in the rubble for several days and was forced to eat my mother, who was covered in cranberry sauce.

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  • Basically it involves soil amelioration for slag waste sites, coal shale waste, builders rubble and pulverized fuel ash.

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  • Granite and slate rubble stone with Welsh slate rubble stone with Welsh slate roof and brick end stacks.

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  • Main doorway has internal splay of dressed limestone rubble.

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  • Granite and slate rubble stone with brick stacks on left end and center right ridge.

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  • We had to drive through many floods seeing a washed up vehicle and tons of rocks and rubble strewn across the roads.

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  • The front elevation has a high rubble plinth with square paneled timber framing in the 2 left hand bays, closer studding to right.

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  • Records show that they later bought wagonloads of the flint rubble to use as building materials.

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  • The French soon discovered to their dismay that, from behind the rubble walls of every field, the agile Maltese were unassailable.

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  • Two rockeries constructed using carefully placed building rubble and using old doors as bases split the garden.

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  • Here the conspirators were supposed to have dumped the rubble from the excavations was in full public view !

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  • At the foot of the face is a rubble pile covering a pipe leading to a cave entrance.

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  • Builder 's rubble, bricks etc - Large amounts of builders rubble etc, will not be removed.

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  • The walls are of pebble rubble with stone dressings, except for the 19th century north wall of the aisle which is of brick.

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  • The rubble on the right, which smoke can be seen emerging from, is the demolished SER station building.

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  • It was later in the movie, when the rescuers are sifting through the rubble a day later.

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  • This consisted of a very dark gray clayey silt with inclusions of rubble, gravel and pebbles.

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  • The remains of the factory gate were strewn all over the bottom of the mountain of rubble.

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  • In other places I found families starting to clear the rubble around their homes to make space for temporary shelters.

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  • The site had been leveled with all the demolition rubble plus several tons of rubble found elsewhere on the site.

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  • The moraine should not prove uncongenial to the plant itself, seeing that in nature it is not infrequent among limestone rubble on sunny slopes.

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  • Succeeds best perhaps in chalky loam or soil containing much mortar rubble or the like.

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  • It should be tried in a sunny, well-drained position in loam and lime rubble.

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  • It seems quite hardy in England, with old mortar, rubble, and perfect drainage.

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  • They were usually solid, but in some cases they were built a sacco- that is to say, two thin outer walls were built and the space between them was filled with grouted rubble.

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  • Some of the blocks of rubble masonry carried down the stream weighed several hundred tons.

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  • Together we might peruse some of the more notable entries submitted to that inane contest in case a gem lays molding in the rubble heap of stupid begging missives from fantasying idiots.

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  • He was shot near the rubble barricade in front of Rossville Flats.

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  • The building is of flint rubble with stone dressings, and the tower has battlements and angle pinnacles, with two-light belfry windows.

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  • Some bodies were laid out straight, some crouched; some in stone cists, others in hollows in the rubble.

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  • Remove all weeds and rubble and level off using a compactor and spirit level, to ensure a firm, even surface.

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  • The dumps of demolition debris principally comprise limestone rubble, but also some tile, op sig and mortar.

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  • Red brick with granite rubble stone plinth, brick band and molded eaves and Swithland slate roof with brick end stacks.

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  • Red brick with granite rubble stone plinth and brick eaves and corrugated tile roof with brick crow stepped coped gables.

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  • Red brick with granite and slate rubble stone gable ends and brick coped gables with asbestos type roof.

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  • The rubble infill has been removed from the bridge beyond.

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  • They work by constructing a rubble mound structure to temporarily trap tidal flows.

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  • Timber framing with whitewashed brick nogging, granite rubble stone plinth and Welsh slate roof with brick central ridge stack.

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  • Anyone who tours Greater Manchester will see the piles of rubble, to which my hon.

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  • Parent Material - Rubble that has not been transitioned into true dirt.

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  • Fill the bottom of the trench with a drainage layer of rubble or gravel, followed by a foot or eighteen inches of rotted manure.

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  • The demo was impressive, the destroyed city with its crumbled buildings and rubble everywhere really gives you a sense of doom and devastation.

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  • It is actually really satisfying to reduce your opponent to Lego rubble with a light saber to the face, or to use the force to splash them against a wall.

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  • Lias rubble was found, [202] .

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  • Sofi concentrated on stepping through the rubble of what looked like a once-great city.

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  • Upon that was raised a wall of rough rubble rudely faced with stone and flint, evidently a medieval work and about 22 ft.

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  • The blocking ships were stripped of all fittings and filled with rubble and concrete.

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  • This steel septum was protected on either side by a thin wall of asphaltic concrete supported by rubble stone embankments, and owing to irregular settling of 'the embankments became greatly distorted, apparently, however, without causing leakage.

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  • Elsewhere, a simple concrete or masonry wall or core has been used above as well as below ground, being carried up between embankments either of earth or rubble stone.

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  • They crossed Canyon Creek and the site of an avalanche a few years earlier, now evidenced by the rubble of broken, twisted trees and displaced earth.

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  • In the flatter parts of the valley occur large beds of loam and rubble, sometimes in terraces parallel with, but several hundred feet above, the river, proving by their disposition and appearance that the valley has been formed by the action of water.

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  • Grey tufa period; ashlar masonry of tufa, coated with fine white stucco; rubble work of lava.

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  • It was formed of a rubble mound quarried by convict labour at the summit of the island, and was lowered by a wire-rope incline to the sea.

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  • The simplest form of weir is a solid, watertight dam of firm earthwork or rubble stone, faced with stone pitching, with cribs filled with rubble, with fascine mattresses weighted with stone, or with masonry, and protected from undermining by sheet piling or one or more rows of well foundations.

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  • The potting must be done very firmly, using turfy loam with which a little mortar rubble has been mixed.

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  • The anicut or dam at Bezwada, begun in 1852, consists of a mass of rubble, fronted with masonry, 1240 yds.

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  • She trotted through the streets, making her way through rubble and debris to the park in the center of the city.

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  • In some cases, as, for example, when a high earthen embankment crosses a gorge, and there is plenty of stone to be had, it is desirable to place the outer bank upon a toe or platform of rubble stonework, as in fig.

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  • The actual construction of successful masonry dams has varied from the roughest rubble masonry to ashlar work.

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  • In case of adhesive clayey subsoil this can generally be secured by placing over the sloping bottom a good layer of coarse rubbly material, communicating with a drain in front to carry off the water, while earthenware drain tubes may be laid beneath the rubble from 8 to To ft.

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  • On descending into the substratum the finer material decreases and more stones are met with; farther down are seen larger fragments of unaltered rock closely packed, and this brash or rubble grades insensibly into the unbroken rock below.

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  • No traces of this are alluded to by modern travellers, but in all likelihood it was only formed of rubble plastered (as is the case still with such Nirvana figures in Indo-China) and of no durability.

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