macadamize

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verb mac·ad·am·ize \mə-ˈka-də-ˌmīz\

Definition of macadamize

macadamized

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macadamizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to construct or finish (a road) by compacting into a solid mass a layer of small broken stone on a convex well-drained roadbed and using a binder (such as cement or asphalt) for the mass

First Known Use of macadamize

1824

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