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pebble

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nature
pebblepeb‧ble /ˈpebəl/ ●○○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 pebbles.jpg DNa small smooth stone found especially on a beach or on the bottom of a river 🔊 The beach was covered with smooth white pebbles.pebbly adjective 🔊 a pebbly beach
Examples from the Corpus
pebbleHe says they have to put a pebble in their hand down south so they know left face from right face.There was a brighter rattle, as of something small and hard, like pebbles.Like pebbles underwater, flickering with the light.A shower of pebbles fell short of her shin.Mist them frequently or place the container on a tray of pebbles and water.Spray some pebbles silver and use an indelible pen to number them I to 24.However, convincing myself the pebbles I was climbing on wouldn't pull out did take a little time.He ripped up grass; tore apart moss; picked up pebbles, sticks, and twigs.
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