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  1. blacktop, blacktoppingverb

    a black bituminous material used for paving roads or other areas; usually spread over crushed rock

  2. blacktopverb

    coat with blacktop

    "blacktop the driveway"


  1. blacktopnoun

    Asphalt concrete or similar bituminous black paving material used for the surface of roads (e.g., tarmacadam, tarmac)

  2. blacktopverb

    To pave with blacktop.

    The county first blacktopped that road decades ago


  1. blacktop

    Asphalt concrete (commonly called asphalt, blacktop, or pavement in North America, and tarmac or bitumen macadam in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland) is a composite material commonly used to surface roads, parking lots, airports, and the core of embankment dams. Asphalt mixtures have been used in pavement construction since the beginning of the twentieth century. It consists of mineral aggregate bound together with bitumen (also known as asphalt), laid in layers, and compacted. The process was refined and enhanced by Belgian-American inventor Edward De Smedt.The terms asphalt (or asphaltic) concrete, bituminous asphalt concrete, and bituminous mixture are typically used only in engineering and construction documents, which define concrete as any composite material composed of mineral aggregate adhered with a binder. The abbreviation, AC, is sometimes used for asphalt concrete but can also denote asphalt content or asphalt cement, referring to the liquid asphalt portion of the composite material.


  1. blacktop

    Blacktop, also known as asphalt or tarmac, is a type of material that is commonly used for surfacing roads, driveways, and other areas where a durable, smooth and weather-resistant surface is needed. It is made by combining bitumen, a thick, sticky form of petroleum, with aggregate materials such as sand, gravel, or crushed rock. After being mixed and heated, the blacktop is poured and compacted to form a solid, long-lasting surface.


  1. Blacktop

    Blacktop is a composite material which used to pave roads and streets. Although asphalt is a basic material to make blacktop, it is commonly called simply asphalt,. The terms "asphalt concrete", "bituminous asphalt concrete", and "bituminous mixture" are typically used only in engineering and construction documents and literature.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blacktop in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blacktop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of blacktop in a Sentence

  1. Nita Coburn:

    All the sudden, he just floored it. I ate blacktop. I went down very roughly. I bounced.

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