Simple Definition of pavement
: the hard surface of a road, driveway, etc.
Examples of pavement in a sentence
He stopped the car just off the pavement.
The summer heat rose off the pavement.
Origin of pavement
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin pavimentum, from pavire
First Known Use: 13th century
PAVEMENT Defined for Kids
Definition of pavement for Students
1 : a hard surface of concrete or asphalt
2 : material used in making a hard surface
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