asphalt Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"asphalt" in British English

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asphaltnoun [U]

uk   /ˈæs.fɔːlt/  us   /-fɑːlt/
a ​black, ​stickysubstance, often ​mixed with ​smallstones or ​sand, that ​forms a ​strongsurface when it ​becomes hard

asphaltverb [T]

uk   /ˈæs.fɔːlt/  us   /-fɑːlt/
to ​cover something, ​typically a ​roof or ​road, with asphalt: an asphalted ​road/​pitch/​court
(Definition of asphalt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"asphalt" in American English

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asphaltnoun [U]

 us   /ˈæs·fɔlt/
a ​blacksubstancemixed with ​smallstones, ​sand, etc., that ​forms a hard ​surface when it ​dries and is ​commonly used as a ​surface for ​roads
(Definition of asphalt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “asphalt”
in Spanish asfalto…
in Vietnamese nhựa đường…
in Malaysian asfalt…
in Thai ยางมะตอย…
in French asphalte…
in German der Asphalt…
in Chinese (Simplified) 沥青, 柏油…
in Turkish asfalt, yol kaplama maddesi…
in Russian асфальт…
in Indonesian aspal…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瀝青, 柏油…
in Polish asfalt…
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