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Definition 1: the act of applying paving materials to an area - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for paving in the sense of this definition

(paving is a kind of ...) the work of applying something

"the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine" "a complete bleach requires several applications" "the surface was ready for a coating of paint"

Definition 2: the paved surface of a thoroughfare - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for paving in the sense of this definition

(paving is a kind of ...) a level horizontal surface covered with paving material

(... is a kind of paving ) the side of a sidewalk that is bordered by a curb

"policemen stood at intervals along the curbside"

(paving is made of the substance ...) a stone used for paving

(... is made of the substance paving) an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation

(... is made of the substance paving) walk consisting of a paved area for pedestrians; usually beside a street or roadway

(... is made of the substance paving) a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings

"they walked the streets of the small town" "he lives on Nassau Street"

Definition 3: material used to pave an area - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for paving in the sense of this definition

(paving is a kind of ...) a man-made object taken as a whole

(... is a kind of paving ) mixed asphalt and crushed gravel or sand; used especially for paving but also for roofing

(... is a kind of paving ) a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water

(... is a kind of paving ) a black bituminous material used for paving roads or other areas; usually spread over crushed rock

(... is a kind of paving ) broken stone used in macadamized roadways

(... is a kind of paving ) a paving material of tar and broken stone; mixed in a factory and shaped during paving

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