Macadamized
Macadamize Mac*ad"am*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Macadamized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Macadamizing}.] [From John Loudon McAdam, who introduced the process into Great Britain in 1816.] To cover, as a road, or street, parking lot, playground, or other flat area, with {macadam}, so as to form a smooth, hard, convex surface.

Syn: tarmac. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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