paving

Definitions of paving
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n the act of applying paving materials to an area

Synonyms:
pavage
Type of:
application, coating, covering
the work of applying something

n the paved surface of a thoroughfare

Synonyms:
pavement
Types:
curbside
the side of a sidewalk that is bordered by a curb
Type of:
paved surface
a level horizontal surface covered with paving material

n material used to pave an area

Synonyms:
pavement, paving material
Types:
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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
cement
concrete pavement is sometimes referred to as cement
ferroconcrete, reinforced concrete
concrete with metal and/or mesh added to provide extra support against stresses
Type of:
artefact, artifact
a man-made object taken as a whole

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