verb (used with object)
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Origin of asphalt
OTHER WORDS FROM asphaltas·phal·tic, adjectiveas·phalt·like, adjectiveun·as·phalt·ed, adjective
Words nearby asphalt
Example sentences from the Web for asphalt
Each one consists of two layers of asphalt, which the company fuses together with a proprietary method during manufacturing, making each piece remarkably resilient to gusts.
On top of that, GAF’s DuraGrip sealant melts in the sun between rows of shingles, fusing the asphalt faces together and keeping everything stuck tight.
Simple Green is a degreaser, and asphalt is a petroleum product.Need to remove sap from asphalt? Get out the hand sanitizer.|Jeanne Huber|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
Although a company that specializes in sealing asphalt might not use all three of them, you can get what will work best on your own, especially because you have such a small area to repair.Why is it so expensive to patch an asphalt driveway?|Jeanne Huber|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Gentner and his team put samples of a common asphalt mixture into a furnace and warmed it up through a range of temperatures.
When they are full, many landfills are capped—covered with asphalt or concrete.
Outside are a regulation-sized soccer field, baseball field, football field, and a quarter-mile asphalt track.Colorado Man Buys Former Prison, Hoping to Transform It Into a Pot Factory|Abby Haglage|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Think of an asphalt parking lot, which during summer can still be warm hours after the Sun sets.
Asphalt Jungle is sometimes considered the first heist movie, but for me it all starts with Rififi.Book Bag: The Best Heists in Fact, Film, and Fiction|Matthew Quirk|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead of laying down concrete and asphalt on the ground, the Brusaws hit upon the idea of using pavers.
After breakfast he sauntered along the brief strip of asphalt which the villagers believe to be a promenade.Uncanny Tales|Various
Felt covered with bitumen is an excellent substitute for asphalt, and is not liable to crack or squeeze out.
A damp-proof course has been introduced consisting of a thin sheet of lead sandwiched between layers of asphalt.
Asphalt (fig. 9) recently has come into great favour with architects; a layer or in.
"Lift Pete's forefoot—the off one, Joe," she commanded, stepping down into the asphalt court.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson