tarmacadam


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tar·mac·ad·am

 (tär′mə-kăd′əm)
n.
A pavement consisting of layers of crushed stone with a tar binder pressed to a smooth surface.

tarmacadam

(ˌtɑːməˈkædəm)
n
(Civil Engineering) the full form of tarmac1

tar•mac•ad•am

(ˈtɑr məˌkæd əm)

n.
a paving material consisting of coarse crushed stone covered with tar and bitumen.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tarmacadam - 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.tarmacadam - a paved surface having compressed layers of broken rocks held together with tartarmacadam - a paved surface having compressed layers of broken rocks held together with tar
paved surface - a level horizontal surface covered with paving material
Translations
حَصْباء مع قُطْران لِرَصْف الطُّرُق
dehtový makadam
tjærebeton
malbik, slitlag
dechtový macadam
katranlı mıcır

tarmacadam

nMakadam m

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.
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Contract notice: Supply of asphalt and tarmacadam 2018-22
An extensive tarmacadam driveway with block paved edgings provides off street car parking and turning space and leads to an integral garage including up and over door and concrete floor.
Outside double gates lead onto a sweeping tarmacadam driveway with lawns and sandstone pathways leading onward to the rear gardens.
Outside there is direct access via a double-width tarmacadam driveway giving ample car parking through to the double garage with separate up and over doors.
Totalling over 100 km, this expanse of tarmacadam is also bigger than major towns and cities such as Stoke-on-Trent and Brighton & Hove and more than twice the size of Oxford.
They ran a tarmacadam business based at a farm in Rumney.
A large section of block paving at the top of King Street in Huddersfield has been patched up using tarmacadam.
The new drive was installed by contractors S&B Smallman who specialise in tarmacadam laying and surfacing, including driveways and pathways, school playgrounds, car parks and private roads.
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The versatile BYERLEY BABE must be stronglyfancied to make a successful seasonal debut in the Casey Tarmacadam Mares Hurdle in Wexford.
The property is approached over a tarmacadam driveway with lawned front garden and access to the double garage.
There is a wide Tarmacadam driveway with stone borders to the front of the property.