Noun(1) a paving material of tar and broken stone; mixed in a factory and shaped during paving(2) a paved surface having compressed layers of broken rocks held together with tar
Verb(1) surface with macadam
(1) the tarmac path(2) Waiting on the tarmac at Mehrabad Airport to board the flight that would take me south to Kerman, on the dusty edge of Baluchistan, I studied the plane.(3) A decision to replace a paving stone surface in historic Corsham town centre with tarmac in a road safety scheme may be reversed.(4) The surface of the road is made up of a surface layer of tarmac , approximately 4 to 6 inches thick followed by a concrete layer of approximately 12 or 13 inches.(5) Many bridleways were closed for many months following the outbreak of the disease, and riders had to exercise their horses on private land where they were grazed, or hack out on tarmac roads.(6) A healthy baby boy was delivered in the back of the helicopter on the tarmac at the Comoro Airfield.(7) Five minutes down the tarmac and we take an open and contouring track south-east.(8) Eyewitnesses reported that one of its wingtips hit the tarmac and the jet crashed through an airport fence and then exploded.(9) A third alternative would be to surround the skateboard area with paving slabs and create access from the main tarmac path to the facility with minor repairs to the surface of the car park.(10) You won't end up wondering what it must have been like 100 years ago because, apart from tarmac road and the other tourists, it's still exactly like it was.(11) Instead of taking off, however, the plane and its passengers sat on the tarmac in a weather delay for four hours before returning to the terminal.
(1) tarmac :: teer
1. tarmacadam ::
3. macadamize ::
Different Formstarmac, tarmacs
Word Example from TV Shows
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Let's head out
to the TARMAC!
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 15
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