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mac·ad·am·ize

 (mə-kăd′ə-mīz′)
tr.v. mac·ad·am·ized, mac·ad·am·iz·ing, mac·ad·am·iz·es
To construct or pave (a road) with macadam.

mac·ad′am·i·za′tion (-ə-mĭ-zā′shən) n.
mac·ad′am·iz′er n.
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macadamize

(məˈkædəˌmaɪz) or

macadamise

vb
(Civil Engineering) (tr) to construct or surface (a road) with macadam
macˌadamiˈzation, macˌadamiˈsation n
macˈadamˌizer, macˈadamˌiser n
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mac•ad•am•ize

(məˈkæd əˌmaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to pave by compacting broken stone, often with asphalt or tar.
[1815–25]
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macadamize


Past participle: macadamized
Gerund: macadamizing

Imperative
macadamize
macadamize
Present
I macadamize
you macadamize
he/she/it macadamizes
we macadamize
you macadamize
they macadamize
Preterite
I macadamized
you macadamized
he/she/it macadamized
we macadamized
you macadamized
they macadamized
Present Continuous
I am macadamizing
you are macadamizing
he/she/it is macadamizing
we are macadamizing
you are macadamizing
they are macadamizing
Present Perfect
I have macadamized
you have macadamized
he/she/it has macadamized
we have macadamized
you have macadamized
they have macadamized
Past Continuous
I was macadamizing
you were macadamizing
he/she/it was macadamizing
we were macadamizing
you were macadamizing
they were macadamizing
Past Perfect
I had macadamized
you had macadamized
he/she/it had macadamized
we had macadamized
you had macadamized
they had macadamized
Future
I will macadamize
you will macadamize
he/she/it will macadamize
we will macadamize
you will macadamize
they will macadamize
Future Perfect
I will have macadamized
you will have macadamized
he/she/it will have macadamized
we will have macadamized
you will have macadamized
they will have macadamized
Future Continuous
I will be macadamizing
you will be macadamizing
he/she/it will be macadamizing
we will be macadamizing
you will be macadamizing
they will be macadamizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been macadamizing
you have been macadamizing
he/she/it has been macadamizing
we have been macadamizing
you have been macadamizing
they have been macadamizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been macadamizing
you will have been macadamizing
he/she/it will have been macadamizing
we will have been macadamizing
you will have been macadamizing
they will have been macadamizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been macadamizing
you had been macadamizing
he/she/it had been macadamizing
we had been macadamizing
you had been macadamizing
they had been macadamizing
Conditional
I would macadamize
you would macadamize
he/she/it would macadamize
we would macadamize
you would macadamize
they would macadamize
Past Conditional
I would have macadamized
you would have macadamized
he/she/it would have macadamized
we would have macadamized
you would have macadamized
they would have macadamized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.macadamize - surface with macadammacadamize - 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"
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Translations

macadamize

[məˈkædəmaɪz] VTmacadamizar
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macadamize

vtschottern, makadamisieren (spec)
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macadamize

[məˈkædəˌmaɪz] vtmacadamizzare
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References in classic literature ?
He feels convinced every minute that the whole concern is going over, a conviction which becomes especially lively whenever a ditch or a stretch of newly macadamized road comes in sight.
Broad streets, well graded, were made, with sewers and water-pipes ready laid, and macadamized from his own quarries.
AT thirty-four, Martin was still unmarried, and though he had not travelled far on that strange road to affluence which for some seems a macadamized boulevard, but for so many, like himself, a rough cow-path, he had done better than the average farmer of Fallon County.
Two-lane meandering macadamized road keeps on circumventing the periphery of the lake which spreads over an area of about eight kilometers.
McPherson writes that before all-weather macadamized roads, it cost the same to move a ton of goods 30 miles inland as it cost to bring a ton across the Atlantic.
The villagers make their case based on what they see is happening on the other side, in Neelum and Leepa valley, with their macadamized roads, uninterrupted power supplies and better healthcare.
Majority of the RTAs occurred on the macadamized roads 292 (92.4%), whereas 20 (6.3%) occurred on semi pucca gravel roads and only 4 (1.3%) occurred on kucha earthy roads.
Ambitious public works programs cut grids and straight lines through what had been labyrinths and cul-de-sacs; they macadamized paving stones and divided sidewalks from vehicular thoroughfares with gutters, curbs, and bollards; and they built streamlined storefronts displaying goods in plate-glass shop windows.
(34.) The first macadamized road in the United States was the
It was pitch black and he could barely make out the macadamized (tarred, paved) road by the light of the stars.
A "macadamized" (gravel) road was built, the swamp slowly filled in and drained, the old-growth forest cut down.