hard-surface

[hahrd-sur-fis]
verb (used with object), hard-sur·faced, hard-sur·fac·ing.
  1. to make the surface of (something) hard or firm, as by compacting or paving it: to hard-surface a parking area.

Origin of hard-surface

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30
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