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Noun: asphalt  'as,folt [N. Amer], 'as,falt or 'as,fólt [Brit]
  1. Mixed asphalt and crushed gravel or sand; used especially for paving but also for roofing
  2. A dark bituminous substance found in natural beds and as residue from petroleum distillation; consists mainly of hydrocarbons
    - mineral pitch
Verb: asphalt  'as,folt [N. Amer], 'as,falt or 'as,fólt [Brit]
  1. Cover with tar or asphalt
    "asphalt the driveway"

Derived forms: asphalted, asphalting, asphalts

Type of: mineral, pave, pavement, paving, paving material

Encyclopedia: Asphalt, Kentucky