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synonyms for screenings

  • sand
  • shale
  • macadam
  • rocks
  • stones
  • tailings
  • crushed rock
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How to use screenings in a sentence

This finely broken material, usually called screenings, is essential to the construction of the water-bound type of surface.
AMERICAN RURAL HIGHWAYST. R. AGG
The bonding material is the finer portion of the product of the crusher, which is called screenings.
AMERICAN RURAL HIGHWAYST. R. AGG
The automobile traffic first brushes aside all of the screenings and smaller particles of rock, exposing the larger stones.
AMERICAN RURAL HIGHWAYST. R. AGG
Screenings having good bonding properties will also be required for the base course.
AMERICAN RURAL HIGHWAYST. R. AGG
Water and binding material—stone screenings or good packing gravel—can be added if found necessary for proper consolidation.
THE FUTURE OF ROAD-MAKING IN AMERICAARCHER BUTLER HULBERT
Somebody had kindled a fire of rice screenings near one of them and it had been scorched.
THE FOUNDATIONS OF JAPANJ.W. ROBERTSON SCOTT
Cook or grind screenings and burn chaff when certain weeds are suspected.
SEEDS OF MICHIGAN WEEDSW. J. (WILLIAM JAMES) BEAL
Experiments made in England show that coal screenings may be employed to good advantage in the place of sand and gravel.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 443, JUNE 28, 1884VARIOUS
Great care has to be exercised in all operations of the screen house lest wheat should pass away with the screenings.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 5VARIOUS
Look out, dad, you may strike a nest of screenings shot into the middle of one of those sacks with a stove pipe.
CHIQUITA, AN AMERICAN NOVELMERRILL TILESTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SCREENINGS

  • crushed rock
  • macadam
  • rocks
  • sand
  • screenings
  • shale
  • stones
  • tailings
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.