Definition of Blacktop

1. Noun. A black bituminous material used for paving roads or other areas; usually spread over crushed rock.

Exact synonyms: Blacktopping
Generic synonyms: Pavement, Paving, Paving Material



2. Verb. Coat with blacktop. "Blacktop the driveway"
Generic synonyms: Coat, Surface
Derivative terms: Blacktopping

Definition of Blacktop

1. Noun. (American English) Asphalt concrete or similar bituminous black paving material used for the surface of roads (e.g., tarmacadam, tarmac) ¹

2. Verb. (American English) To pave with blacktop. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blacktop

1. to pave with asphalt [v -TOPPED, -TOPPING, -TOPS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blacktop

blackspeak
blacksploitation
blackspot
blackspots
blackstrap
blacktail
blacktail deer
blacktail jackrabbit
blacktail prairie dog
blacktails
blackthorns
blacktip
blacktip shark
blacktips
blacktop (current term)
blacktopped
blacktopping
blacktops
blacktress
blacktresses
blackware
blackwares
blackwash
blackwashes
blackwater fever
blackwaters
blackwit
blackwits

Literary usage of Blacktop

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1. Sheep Farming in America by Joseph Elwyn Wing (1912)
"On the farm it is nip and tuck in point of profit between the Rambouillet and the blacktop and Delaine types. The blacktop breeders claim, with considerable ..."

2. Habitats by Jo Ellen Moore (1998)
"Materials • sponges • container of water • sidewalk or blacktop Steps to Follow 1. ... Wipe a wet sponge across a section of sidewalk or blacktop. ..."

3. Adventure Guide to Oklahoma by Lynne M. Sullivan (1999)
"Find the mesa by driving west on SH-325 to a blacktop road marked "Colorado. ... Turn north onto the blacktop road and travel about five miles to the ..."

4. Preliminary Report on Petroleum in Alaska by George Curtis Martin (1921)
"At blacktop the bed is about 100 feet below the valley, ... The blacktop mine, 1 mile west of Lore City, is operated by the Morris Coal Co. ..."

5. Small Unit Actions in World War II in France, Italy and Spain by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"rejoined at the intersection of the lane with the blacktop highway, where the Rangers turned west, moving along the edges. As they reached the cluster of ..."

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