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blacktop

[ blak-top ]
/ ˈblækˌtɒp /
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noun

a bituminous substance, usually asphalt, for paving roads, parking lots, playgrounds, etc.
a road covered with blacktop.

adjective

pertaining to or surfaced with blacktop: a blacktop driveway.

verb (used with object), black·topped, black·top·ping.

to pave with blacktop.

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Origin of blacktop

An Americanism dating back to 1930–35; black + top1
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British Dictionary definitions for blacktop

blacktop
/ (ˈblækˌtɒp) /

noun mainly US and Canadian

a bituminous mixture used for paving
a road paved with this mixture
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