hard-surface

[ hahrd-sur-fis ]
/ ˈhɑrdˈsɜr fɪs /

verb (used with object), hard-sur·faced, hard-sur·fac·ing.

to make the surface of (something) hard or firm, as by compacting or paving it: to hard-surface a parking area.

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Origin of hard-surface

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30
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