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pavement

noun pave·ment \ˈpāv-mənt\

: the hard surface of a road, driveway, etc.

Full Definition of PAVEMENT

1
:  a paved surface: as
a :  the artificially covered surface of a public thoroughfare
b chiefly British :  sidewalk
2
:  the material with which something is paved
3
:  something that suggests a pavement (as in flatness, hardness, and extent of surface)

Examples of PAVEMENT

  1. He stopped the car just off the pavement.
  2. 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

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