Meaning of ASPHALT in English

ASPHALT

as ‧ phalt /ˈæsfælt $ ˈæsfɒːlt/ BrE AmE noun [uncountable]

[ Date: 1300-1400 ; Language: Late Latin ; Origin: aspaltus , from Greek asphaltos ]

a black sticky substance that becomes hard when it dries, used for making the surface of roads

—asphalt verb [transitive]

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