blacktop

black|top [ `blæk,tap ] noun AMERICAN
uncount a thick black substance used for covering road surfaces
a. count an area or road that is covered with blacktop

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Blacktop — may refer to: *asphalt concrete, a composite material commonly used for construction of pavement, highways and parking lots * bituminous macadams *tarmac *Blacktop (film), a 2000 movie starring Meat Loaf * Blacktop , a song by Helmet from their… …   Wikipedia

  • blacktop — [blak′täp΄] n. 1. a bituminous mixture, usually asphalt, used as a surface for roads, driveways, etc. 2. a road, lot, etc. covered with blacktop vt. blacktopped, blacktopping to cover with blacktop …   English World dictionary

  • blacktop — lacktop n. 1. a bituminous material used for providing a smooth paving to a road. [PJC] 2. the surface of a road paved with blacktop[1]. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blacktop — road resurfacing material, 1931, Amer.Eng., from BLACK (Cf. black) (adj.) + TOP (Cf. top) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Blacktop — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Road Trip in die Hölle Originaltitel: Blacktop Produktionsland: Kanada Erscheinungsjahr: 2000 Länge: 100 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • blacktop — /blak top /, n., adj., v., blacktopped, blacktopping. n. 1. a bituminous substance, usually asphalt, for paving roads, parking lots, playgrounds, etc. 2. a road covered with blacktop. adj. 3. pertaining to or surfaced with blacktop: a blacktop… …   Universalium

  • blacktop — UK [ˈblækˌtɒp] / US [ˈblækˌtɑp] noun [uncountable] Word forms blacktop : singular blacktop plural blacktops American a) a thick black substance used for covering road surfaces b) a road covered with blacktop …   English dictionary

  • blacktop — /ˈblæktɒp/ (say blaktop) noun 1. a bituminous substance, as asphalt, used for surfacing roads, specifically as a top dressing for concrete roads. 2. a road surfaced with blacktop. –adjective 3. of or surfaced with blacktop. –verb (t) (blacktopped …   Australian English dictionary

  • blacktop — noun Date: 1931 a bituminous material used especially for surfacing roads; also a surface paved with blacktop • blacktop transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • blacktop — black|top [ˈblæktɔp US ta:p] n AmE 1.) [U] a thick black sticky substance that becomes hard as it dries, used to cover roads British Equivalent: tarmac 2.) the blacktop the surface of a road covered by this substance ▪ We left the blacktop and… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • blacktop — [[t]blæ̱ktɒp[/t]] N UNCOUNT Blacktop is a hard black substance which is used as a surface for roads. [AM] ...waves of heat rising from the blacktop. (in BRIT, use tarmac) …   English dictionary

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