- broken stone, cinders, etc., used for making roads.
Origin of road metal
Examples from the Web for road metal
Historical Examples of road metal
One's first thought was that at least a bit of road-metal might have been put upon it.Ruggles of Red Gap
Harry Leon Wilson
To be converted into road-metal has doubtless been its fate.Highways and Byways in The Border
Then the excavations had been filled up again, and the road-metal carts had come.Mushroom Town
Six trips were run during the day, and 69 tons of coal and road-metal were transported.Minimum Gauge Railways
It does not break up the given material into road-metal and gravel, but erects a building with it.
- crushed rock, broken stone, etc, used to construct a road