[ muh-kad-uh-mahyz ]
/ məˈkæd əˌmaɪz /
verb (used with object), mac·ad·am·ized, mac·ad·am·iz·ing.
to pave by laying and compacting successive layers of broken stone, often with asphalt or hot tar.
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Also especially British, mac·ad·am·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM macadamizemac·ad·am·i·za·tion, nounun·mac·ad·am·ized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for macadamize
/ (məˈkædəˌmaɪz) /
(tr) to construct or surface (a road) with macadam
Derived forms of macadamizemacadamization or macadamisation, nounmacadamizer or macadamiser, noun
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