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tarmac

noun [U] uk   /ˈtɑː.mæk/ us    /ˈtɑːr-/ (also tarmacadam) trademark
(an area of) black material used for building roads, etc., that consists of tar mixed with small stones the tarmac an area covered in tarmac, especially the area in an airport where aircraft land and take off
tarmac
verb [T] uk   (tarmacking, tarmacked, tarmacked) UK us  
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