tarmac

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noun tar·mac \ ˈtär-ˌmak \

Definition of tarmac

:a tarmacadam road, apron, or runway

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Origin and Etymology of tarmac

from Tarmac, a trademark

Other Civil Engineering Terms


Tarmac

trademark

Definition of Tarmac

used for a bituminous binder for roads


TARMAC Defined for English Language Learners

Tarmac

trademark

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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