top dressing(redirected from top-dressed)
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1. A covering of loose gravel on a road.
2. A covering of fertilizer or compost spread on soil without being worked in.
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1. (Agriculture) a surface application of manure or fertilizer to land
2. (Civil Engineering) a thin layer of loose gravel that covers the top of a road surface
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