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Noun: macadam  mu'ka-dum
  1. Broken stone used in macadamized roadways
  2. A paved surface having compressed layers of broken rocks held together with tar
    - tarmacadam, tarmac
Verb: macadam  mu'ka-dum
  1. Surface an area with tarmac
    "macadam the road";
    - macadamize, macadamise [Brit], tarmac

Derived forms: macadamed, macadams

Type of: coat, paved surface, pavement, paving, paving material, surface

Encyclopedia: Macadam, John