tarmac

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noun tar·mac \ˈtär-ˌmak\

Definition of tarmac

  1. :  a tarmacadam road, apron, or runway

Origin and Etymology of tarmac

from Tarmac, a trademark


First Known Use: 1919

Other Civil Engineering Terms


Tarmac

trademark tar·mac

Definition of Tarmac

  1. —used for a bituminous binder for roads



TARMAC Defined for English Language Learners


Tarmac

trademark tar·mac

Definition of Tarmac for English Language Learners

  • —used for a paving material made of layers of crushed stone covered with tar



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