Associations to the word «Macadam»

Wiktionary

MACADAM, noun. (uncountable) The surface of a road consisting of layers of crushed stone (usually tar-coated for modern traffic).
MACADAM, noun. (US) (dated) (countable) Any road or street
MACADAM, verb. (transitive) To cover or surface with macadam.
MACADAM, proper noun. A surname​.
MACADAM, proper noun. A surname​.

Dictionary definition

MACADAM, noun. Broken stone used in macadamized roadways.
MACADAM, noun. A paved surface having compressed layers of broken rocks held together with tar.

Wise words

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