tarmac Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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tarmacnoun [U]

uk   /ˈtɑː.mæk/  us   /ˈtɑːr-/ (also tarmacadam ) trademark
(an ​area of) ​blackmaterial used for ​buildingroads, etc., that consists of tarmixed with ​smallstonesthe tarmac an ​areacovered in tarmac, ​especially the ​area in an ​airport where ​aircraftland and take off
tarmac
verb [T] uk   us   (tarmacking, tarmacked, tarmacked) UK
(Definition of tarmac from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tarmacnoun [U]

 us   /ˈtɑr·mæk/
an ​area of ​groundcovered with a hard ​surface, esp. the ​areas of an ​airport where ​aircraftpark, ​land, and take off: The ​plane was ​damaged on ​landing when it ​slid off the tarmac.
(Definition of tarmac from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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