Definition of blacktop
: a bituminous material used especially for surfacing roads; also : a surface paved with blacktop
Examples of blacktop in a Sentence
road crews laying down blacktop
Recent Examples of blacktop from the Web
For kids this means new blacktop, smooth and unmarred by frost heaves or potholes.
This is blacktop rules tailored for a TV audience: no hand-checking and no fouling out means no aversion for contact ...
From there, the buggies will leave Prescott, travel down the winding blacktop of Arizona 89, past the communities that made headlines as the fire made its run: Peeples Valley.
But some just can’t bring themselves to wear the fitted suits or the fake smiles, and these are the ones Cube gravitates toward, the mavericks most comfortable on the blacktop despite its cracks.
From time to time Meschery did blacktop battle with University of San Francisco stars Bill Russell and K.C. Jones.
There isn’t even a cross walk or a speed bump or a caution sign or a flashing yellow; there is nothing but blacktop for miles.
Fences along the blacktop were adorned with colorful flags illustrating artwork from parents and students.
If the weather is bad, the final coat of blacktop might need to go on in the spring of 2018, however.
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First Known Use of blacktop
BLACKTOP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of blacktop for English Language Learners
: black material that is used for making roads
: a surface that is covered with blacktop
BLACKTOP Defined for Kids
Definition of blacktop for Students
: a black material used especially to pave roads
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