asphalt macadam

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English-Spanish architecture and construction dictionary. 2013.

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  • asphalt macadam — noun : a pavement similar to tarmacadam but having asphaltic binder in place of tar …   Useful english dictionary

  • Asphalt plant — An asphalt plant is a plant used for the manufacture of asphalt, macadam and other forms of coated roadstone, sometimes collectively known as blacktop. The manufacture of coated roadstone demands the combination of a number of aggregates, sand… …   Wikipedia

  • Asphalt concrete — Asphalt concrete. As shown in this cross section, many older roadways are …   Wikipedia

  • Macadam — is a type of road construction pioneered by the Scotsman John Loudon McAdam in around 1820. The method simplified what had been considered state of the art at that point.Before McAdamBefore McAdam, French road director Pierre Marie Jérôme… …   Wikipedia

  • macadam — macadamized macadamizedadj. 1. paved with macadam[2]. Syn: asphalt, tarmac, tarmacadam. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • macadam — [mə kad′əm] n. [after John L. McAdam (1756 1836), Scot engineer] 1. small broken stones used in making roads; esp., such stones combined with a binder such as tar or asphalt 2. macadamized pavement …   English World dictionary

  • Asphalt — Note: The terms bitumen and asphalt are mostly interchangeable, except where asphalt is used as an abbreviation for asphalt concrete For other uses, see Asphalt (disambiguation). Natural bitumen from the Dead sea …   Wikipedia

  • macadam — /meuh kad euhm/, n. 1. a macadamized road or pavement. 2. the broken stone used in making such a road. [1815 25; named after J. L. McAdam (1756 1836), Scottish engineer who invented it] * * * Form of pavement invented by John McAdam. McAdam s… …   Universalium

  • asphalt — Synonyms and related words: Formica, Masonite, Tarmac, Tarvia, alabaster, amphibole, antimony, apatite, aplite, arsenic, asbestos, azurite, bauxite, bitumen, bituminous macadam, blacktop, boron, brick, brimstone, bromine, brucite, calcite, canvas …   Moby Thesaurus

  • macadam — Synonyms and related words: Tarmac, Tarvia, asphalt, bitumen, bituminous macadam, blacktop, brick, cement, cobble, cobblestone, concrete, curb, curbing, curbstone, edgestone, flag, flagging, flagstone, gravel, kerb, kerbstone, pavement, pavestone …   Moby Thesaurus

  • macadam — ma|cad|am [məˈkædəm] n [U] [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: John Loudon Macadam (1756 1836), Scottish engineer who invented it] a road surface made of a mixture of broken stones and ↑tar or ↑asphalt British Equivalent: tarmac …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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