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pav·ing

 (pā′vĭng)
n.
1. The act or technique of laying pavement.
2. A pavement.
3. Material used for pavement.

paving

(ˈpeɪvɪŋ)
n
1. (Civil Engineering) a paved surface; pavement
2. (Civil Engineering) material used for a pavement, such as paving stones, bricks, or asphalt
adj
3. (Civil Engineering) of or for a paved surface or pavement
4. preparatory, facilitating, enabling: paving legislation.

pav•ing

(ˈpeɪ vɪŋ)

n.
1. a pavement.
2. material for paving.
3. the laying of a pavement.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paving - material used to pave an areapaving - material used to pave an area  
artefact, artifact - a man-made object taken as a whole
asphalt - mixed asphalt and crushed gravel or sand; used especially for paving but also for roofing
concrete - a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
blacktop, blacktopping - a black bituminous material used for paving roads or other areas; usually spread over crushed rock
macadam - broken stone used in macadamized roadways
tarmac, tarmacadam - a paving material of tar and broken stone; mixed in a factory and shaped during paving
2.paving - the paved surface of a thoroughfarepaving - the paved surface of a thoroughfare
curbside - the side of a sidewalk that is bordered by a curb; "policemen stood at intervals along the curbside"
paved surface - a level horizontal surface covered with paving material
paving stone - a stone used for paving
road, route - an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
sidewalk, pavement - walk consisting of a paved area for pedestrians; usually beside a street or roadway
street - a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings; "they walked the streets of the small town"; "he lives on Nassau Street"
3.paving - the act of applying paving materials to an area
application, coating, covering - the work of applying something; "the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine"; "a complete bleach requires several applications"; "the surface was ready for a coating of paint";
Translations

paving

[ˈpeɪvɪŋ]
A. N [of concrete] → pavimento m; [of flagstones] → enlosado m; [of stones] → adoquinado m, empedrado m; [of brick] → enladrillado m
B. CPD paving stone Nadoquín m, baldosa f (LAm); (= flagstone) → losa f

paving

[ˈpeɪvɪŋ] npavage m, dallage mpaving slab npavé mpaving stone npavé m

paving

nBelag m; (US: of road) → Decke f; (= material)Belag m; (= action)Pflastern nt; paving stone(Stein)platte f, → Pflasterstein m; paving tileFliese f

paving

[ˈpeɪvɪŋ] npavimentazione f
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