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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.
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tarmacadam

(ˌtɑːməˈkædəm)
n
(Civil Engineering) the full form of tarmac1
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tar•mac•ad•am

(ˈtɑr məˌkæd əm)

n.
a paving material consisting of coarse crushed stone covered with tar and bitumen.
[1880–85]
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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
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Translations
حَصْباء مع قُطْران لِرَصْف الطُّرُق
dehtový makadam
tjærebeton
malbik, slitlag
dechtový macadam
katranlı mıcır

tarmacadam

nMakadam m
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
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.
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.