An example of gravel is what is used to cover a country driveway.
An example of gravel is to answer interview questions with vague responses.
Covering a dusty driveway with small pebbles to keep the dust down is an example of gravel.
Origin of gravel
- Middle English from Old French gravele diminutive of grave pebbly shore of Celtic origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English, from Old French gravele, diminutive of grave (“gravel", "seashore”).