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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 stonesRoad surfaces and featuresBuilding materials the tarmac an area covered in tarmac, especially the area in an airport where aircraft land and take offRoad surfaces and features
tarmac
verb [T] uk   (tarmacking, tarmacked, tarmacked) UK us  
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