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tar·mac

 (tär′măk′)
n.
1. A tarmacadam road or surface.
2. A paved surface of a runway, taxiway, or apron at an airport.
v. tar·macked, tar·mack·ing, tar·macs
v.tr.
To cause (an aircraft) to sit on a taxiway.
v.intr.
To sit on a taxiway. Used of an aircraft.

[Originally a trademark.]

tarmac

(ˈtɑːmæk)
n
1. (Civil Engineering) a paving material that consists of crushed stone rolled and bound with a mixture of tar and bitumen, esp as formerly used for a road, airport runway, etc. Full name: tarmacadam See also macadam
2. (Aeronautics) the tarmac a runway at an airport: on the tarmac at Nairobi airport.
vb, -macs, -macking or -macked
(Civil Engineering) (tr) (usually not capital) to apply tarmac to
[C20: an abbreviation of tarmacadm, from tar1 + macadam]

Tar•mac

(ˈtɑr mæk)
1. Trademark. a bituminous binder, similar to tarmacadam, for surfacing roads, airport runways, etc.
n.
2. (l.c.) a road or runway paved with Tarmac or tarmacadam.

Tarmac


Past participle: Tarmacked
Gerund: Tarmacking

Imperative
Tarmac
Tarmac
Present
I Tarmac
you Tarmac
he/she/it Tarmacs
we Tarmac
you Tarmac
they Tarmac
Preterite
I Tarmacked
you Tarmacked
he/she/it Tarmacked
we Tarmacked
you Tarmacked
they Tarmacked
Present Continuous
I am Tarmacking
you are Tarmacking
he/she/it is Tarmacking
we are Tarmacking
you are Tarmacking
they are Tarmacking
Present Perfect
I have Tarmacked
you have Tarmacked
he/she/it has Tarmacked
we have Tarmacked
you have Tarmacked
they have Tarmacked
Past Continuous
I was Tarmacking
you were Tarmacking
he/she/it was Tarmacking
we were Tarmacking
you were Tarmacking
they were Tarmacking
Past Perfect
I had Tarmacked
you had Tarmacked
he/she/it had Tarmacked
we had Tarmacked
you had Tarmacked
they had Tarmacked
Future
I will Tarmac
you will Tarmac
he/she/it will Tarmac
we will Tarmac
you will Tarmac
they will Tarmac
Future Perfect
I will have Tarmacked
you will have Tarmacked
he/she/it will have Tarmacked
we will have Tarmacked
you will have Tarmacked
they will have Tarmacked
Future Continuous
I will be Tarmacking
you will be Tarmacking
he/she/it will be Tarmacking
we will be Tarmacking
you will be Tarmacking
they will be Tarmacking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been Tarmacking
you have been Tarmacking
he/she/it has been Tarmacking
we have been Tarmacking
you have been Tarmacking
they have been Tarmacking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been Tarmacking
you will have been Tarmacking
he/she/it will have been Tarmacking
we will have been Tarmacking
you will have been Tarmacking
they will have been Tarmacking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been Tarmacking
you had been Tarmacking
he/she/it had been Tarmacking
we had been Tarmacking
you had been Tarmacking
they had been Tarmacking
Conditional
I would Tarmac
you would Tarmac
he/she/it would Tarmac
we would Tarmac
you would Tarmac
they would Tarmac
Past Conditional
I would have Tarmacked
you would have Tarmacked
he/she/it would have Tarmacked
we would have Tarmacked
you would have Tarmacked
they would have Tarmacked

tarmac


Past participle: tarmacked
Gerund: tarmacking

Imperative
tarmac
tarmac
Present
I tarmac
you tarmac
he/she/it tarmacs
we tarmac
you tarmac
they tarmac
Preterite
I tarmacked
you tarmacked
he/she/it tarmacked
we tarmacked
you tarmacked
they tarmacked
Present Continuous
I am tarmacking
you are tarmacking
he/she/it is tarmacking
we are tarmacking
you are tarmacking
they are tarmacking
Present Perfect
I have tarmacked
you have tarmacked
he/she/it has tarmacked
we have tarmacked
you have tarmacked
they have tarmacked
Past Continuous
I was tarmacking
you were tarmacking
he/she/it was tarmacking
we were tarmacking
you were tarmacking
they were tarmacking
Past Perfect
I had tarmacked
you had tarmacked
he/she/it had tarmacked
we had tarmacked
you had tarmacked
they had tarmacked
Future
I will tarmac
you will tarmac
he/she/it will tarmac
we will tarmac
you will tarmac
they will tarmac
Future Perfect
I will have tarmacked
you will have tarmacked
he/she/it will have tarmacked
we will have tarmacked
you will have tarmacked
they will have tarmacked
Future Continuous
I will be tarmacking
you will be tarmacking
he/she/it will be tarmacking
we will be tarmacking
you will be tarmacking
they will be tarmacking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tarmacking
you have been tarmacking
he/she/it has been tarmacking
we have been tarmacking
you have been tarmacking
they have been tarmacking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tarmacking
you will have been tarmacking
he/she/it will have been tarmacking
we will have been tarmacking
you will have been tarmacking
they will have been tarmacking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tarmacking
you had been tarmacking
he/she/it had been tarmacking
we had been tarmacking
you had been tarmacking
they had been tarmacking
Conditional
I would tarmac
you would tarmac
he/she/it would tarmac
we would tarmac
you would tarmac
they would tarmac
Past Conditional
I would have tarmacked
you would have tarmacked
he/she/it would have tarmacked
we would have tarmacked
you would have tarmacked
they would have tarmacked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tarmac - a paving material of tar and broken stone; mixed in a factory and shaped during paving
paving, paving material, pavement - material used to pave an area
2.Tarmac - a paved surface having compressed layers of broken rocks held together with tartarmac - a paved surface having compressed layers of broken rocks held together with tar
paved surface - a level horizontal surface covered with paving material
Verb1.Tarmac - surface with macadamtarmac - surface with macadam; "macadam the road"
coat, surface - put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface; "coat the cake with chocolate"
Translations
رَصيف الطائِرَهطريق أَسْفَلْتي
asfaltletištní plochasilnice
startbanetjærebeton
asfaltti
asfalt sa šljunkom
malbikaîur vegur/braut
タールマカダム
타맥
degutbetonisgudronuota skaldos danga
gudronēts ceļš/skrejceļš
letisková plocharozjazdová dráha
steza
asfalt
ยางมะตอย
asfaltasfalt kaplı pist
tarmac

Tarmac

® tarmac [ˈtɑːmæk] (tarmacked (vb: pt, pp)) (esp Brit)
A. N (= substance) → asfalto m, alquitranado m
the Tarmac (Aer) (= runway) → la pista de despegue (Aut) (= road) → el asfalto

tarmac

[ˈtɑːrmæk]
n
(British) (on road)macadam m
(AVIATION) (at airport)tarmac m
modif (British) [road, path, drive] → goudronné(e)
vt (British)goudronner

tarmac

n
Tarmac®Makadam m; (generally) → Asphalt m, → Makadam m (spec)
(esp Brit Aviat) → Rollfeld nt
vt road (generally) → asphaltieren, makadamisieren (spec)

tarmac

® [ˈtɑːmæk]
1. n (Brit) (on road) → macadam m al catrame; (runway) the tarmacla pista
2. vt (Brit) → macadamizzare con il catrame

tarmac

(ˈtaːmӕk) noun
the surface of a road, runway at an airport etc. The plane was waiting on the tarmac.
tarmacadam (taːməˈkӕdəm) noun
a mixture of small stones and tar used for road surfaces etc.

Tarmac

طريق أَسْفَلْتي asfalt tjærebeton Asphalt καλντερίμι asfalto asfaltti macadam asfalt sa šljunkom asfalto タールマカダム 타맥 tarmac grovt asfaltdekke asfalt asfalto дегтебетон asfalt ยางมะตอย asfalt tarmac 沥青碎石路面
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The next tranche of concrete and tar macadam to be slapped down to accommodate extra population, should not be on what is left of our countryside - which needs "ring fencing" against greedy developers only interested in maximising profits.
Over the next five weeks, they built a 3,000 feet Tar macadam runway so that the plane would be able to take off again, though I understand the passengers were bussed into Galway rather than kept waiting.
Which is why I'm outside the house, scrawling these final sentences on the tar macadam in brazen, whitechalk.