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A pavement consisting of layers of crushed stone with a tar binder pressed to a smooth surface.


(Civil Engineering) the full form of tarmac1


(ˈtɑr məˌkæd əm)

a paving material consisting of coarse crushed stone covered with tar and bitumen.
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
حَصْباء مع قُطْران لِرَصْف الطُّرُق
dehtový makadam
malbik, slitlag
dechtový macadam
katranlı mıcır


nMakadam m


(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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There is a good size tarmacadam driveway providing off road vehicular parking for several vehicles, beyond which wrought iron entrance gates giving access to the former garage and rear garden.
Reinstate The Yard In Tarmacadam With Associate Drainage.
Tarmacadam driveways offer a visually appealing, cost-effective, hard wearing and long-lasting solutions for your residential property, that is relatively quick to install.
Externally the tarmacadam driveway provides parking for several vehicles whilst the private rear garden boasts a patio seating area and rear lawn.
It includes the Association of North Western Car Clubs, JD Tyres Welsh National Tarmacadam Championship and SD34 Motorsport Group Championships, as well as a round of the Junior 1000 Championship.
Other features: - Feature fireplace - Full range of high and low-level maple effect units in kitchen - Tarmacadam driveway with ample car parking space
The formal front garden is behind mature hedging and a tarmacadam driveway provides car parking for a number of vehicles and leads to a detached brick built garage with Swithland slate roof having double doors and concrete floor.
The issues identified fall into five categories: ?The general fixings of pinboards and whiteboards; ?Fixings for ventilation duct work and electric cabling; ?General snagging with floor finishings and landscaping; ?External works relating to fencing and tarmacadam; ?And the fixing of lockers and shelving.
A1 Asphalt & Tarmacadam Surfacing Limited Farm lanes, stable yards, tural goods between the UK and the EU - our largest market for agri-food products."
Externally, there are well pruned gardens to both front and rear, together with an electric gate which leads to a tarmacadam driveway providing ample off-road parking.
The Scottish crew saw off a strong challenge from reigning North of England Tarmacadam Rally Champion Rob Snowden.
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.