macadam

Definitions of macadam
  1. noun
    a paved surface having compressed layers of broken rocks held together with tar
    synonyms: tarmac, tarmacadam
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    type of:
    paved surface
    a level horizontal surface covered with paving material
  2. noun
    broken stone used in macadamized roadways
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    type of:
    pavement, paving, paving material
    material used to pave an area
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