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asphalt

noun [U] uk   /ˈæs.fɔːlt/  us   /-fɑːlt/
a black, sticky substance mixed with small stones or sand, that forms a strong surface when it becomes hard

asphalt

verb [T] uk   /ˈæs.fɔːlt/  us   /-fɑːlt/
to cover something, typically a roof or road, with asphalt: an asphalted road/pitch/court
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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