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Definition 1: a dark bituminous substance found in natural beds and as residue from petroleum distillation; consists mainly of hydrocarbons - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for asphalt in the sense of this definition

(asphalt is a kind of ...) solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition

Definition 2: mixed asphalt and crushed gravel or sand; used especially for paving but also for roofing - [noun denoting substance]

(asphalt is a kind of ...) material used to pave an area

Definition 3: cover with tar or asphalt - [verb of contact]

Samples where asphalt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • asphalt the driveway

(asphalt is a kind of ...) cover with a material such as stone or concrete to make suitable for vehicle traffic

"pave the roads in the village"

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