What does curbing mean?

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ˈkɜr bɪŋcurb·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. curb, curbing, kerbnoun

    an edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter)


  1. curbingnoun

    A row of curbstones; the material used to construct such a curb

  2. curbingnoun

    The damage caused to a wheel or tire by curbing (running the wheel or tire into or over a curb).


  1. curbing

    A curb stomp, also called curbing, curb checking, curb painting, or making someone bite the curb, is a form of assault in which a victim's mouth is forcefully placed on a curb and then stomped from behind, causing severe injuries and sometimes death.


  1. curbing

    Curbing refers to the act of restraining, controlling, or limiting something or someone with the intention to prevent harmful or detrimental outcomes. It is commonly used in the context of deterring certain behaviors, actions, or occurrences. It can also refer to a physical structure like a concrete edge along the side of a road to prevent vehicles from going onto sidewalks.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Curbing

    of Curb

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of curbing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of curbing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of curbing in a Sentence

  1. Benn Lamm:

    We have accepted the narrative about the possibility of AI overlords without challenge and as such, has risen the need for super-human capabilities that can rule over the future AI bad-actors that Musk and other posit, yet, I think this sells humanity short. Humans are capable of curbing the destructive potential of AI and humans are capable of employing AI for the benefit of the broader community.

  2. Sebastien Windsor:

    This may help us come out of the crisis a bit more quickly. Consumption was stopped and now the weather is taking care of curbing production.

  3. Kimberly Foxx:

    As legislators, if we start changing the way our cityordinances are written, we canstart hitting criminals in the pocket,on behalf of what crimes they’recommitting in the city ofChicago alone, [The] state’s attorney can drop all of her charges every day of the week like she’s been doing, but we should take care ofit more at the local level and that’sa way that we can start curbing crimehere.

  4. Vince Cable:

    In any circumstance it is hard to justify, but more so given the money comes from people struggling with compulsive gambling, this is an industry body needing tighter regulation. We have started high-stake gaming machines. We now need to move into online gambling, and curbing the advertising around it.

  5. Dorab Mistry:

    We have multiple issues with edible oil supplies worldwide, palm oil in Malaysia, canola in Canada and La Nina curbing soybean output in South America, we are expecting lower oil content in Canada’s canola crop due to the drought.

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