paved surface

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Noun1.paved surface - a level horizontal surface covered with paving material
apron - a paved surface where aircraft stand while not being used
horizontal surface, level - a flat surface at right angles to a plumb line; "park the car on the level"
pavement, paving - the paved surface of a thoroughfare
road surface - the paved surface of a paved roadway
runway - a strip of level paved surface where planes can take off and land
skidpan - a paved surface on which cars can be made to skid so that drivers can practice controlling them
macadam, tarmac, tarmacadam - a paved surface having compressed layers of broken rocks held together with tar
taxi strip, taxiway - a paved surface in the form of a strip; used by planes taxiing to or from the runway at an airport
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1: walking for fitness; swimming for fitness; running/ jogging; bicycling on a non-paved surface; aerobics (high-impact), backpacking overnight; bicycling on a paved surface; yoga; and trail running.
Where a path is part of a paved surface, there is typically not a problem.
A report by the Air Accident Investigation Branch revealed that the nose wheels and tyres were damaged after the "aircraft left the paved surface of the taxiway and came to rest on grass beside it, having turned to vacate the runway at approximately 20 kt ground speed."
The report said: "The aircraft departed the paved surface of the taxiway because it turned to vacate the runway at a speed inappropriate for the conditions Monarch spokesman Russell Ison said: "Monarch terminated the contract with Air Aurela immediately after the incident at Birmingham Airport.
Inspectors from the Air Accident Investigation Branch made the recommendation to the Civil Aviation Authority following November''s drama at Newcastle International in snow One hundred and eighty nine passengers were evacuated from the Thomson Fly jet from Lanzarote in the Canary Islands after it over-shot the safety zone at the airport, but came to a halt on the paved surface.
Improvements on the property include 200 linear feet of 6-foot fencing and 29,330 SF of paved surface. The hangar is adjacent to the Springdale Municipal Airport.
The markers are installed on any curb or paved surface with tube adhesive and come in three standard designs and colors for each type of utility.
Now this has reversed because tracks can destroy the concrete of a paved surface.
The monument's large paved surface needs a complicated but inconspicuous drainage system.
Gravels and aggregates can work well as textural contrasts to a paved surface. They should be kept as a mulch over planting areas.
If water is allowed to penetrate the joints of the surface, it will eventually damage the paved surface. This problem is far more damaging in areas of the country that experience freezing temperatures.
Most commonly, this has been done using factory shingle scrap and excess inventory, as tear-off shingles (those removed from houses by roofing contractors) can provide additional worries for contractors if any roofing nails make it through to a paved surface.