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asphaltnoun [U]

 us   /ˈæs·fɔlt/
a black substance mixed with small stones, sand, etc., that forms a hard surface when it dries and is commonly used as a surface for roads
Translations of “asphalt”
in Vietnamese nhựa đường…
in Spanish asfalto…
in Thai ยางมะตอย…
in Malaysian asfalt…
in French asphalte…
in German der Asphalt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瀝青, 柏油…
in Indonesian aspal…
in Russian асфальт…
in Turkish asfalt, yol kaplama maddesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 沥青, 柏油…
in Polish asfalt…
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