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Granolith vs. Macadam

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Granolithnoun

A paving stone made from granite chippings in a cement aggregate

Macadamnoun

(uncountable) The surface of a road consisting of layers of crushed stone (usually tar-coated for modern traffic).

Macadamnoun

Any road or street.

Macadamverb

(transitive) To cover or surface with macadam.

Macadamnoun

The broken stone used in macadamized roadways.

Macadamnoun

A paved surface formed of compressed layers of broken rocks held together with tar.

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Macadam

paved with macadam{2}.

Macadamnoun

broken stone used in macadamized roadways

Macadamnoun

a paved surface having compressed layers of broken rocks held together with tar

Macadamnoun

broken stone of even size, bound with tar or bitumen and used in successively compacted layers for surfacing roads and paths.

Macadam

Macadam is a type of road construction, pioneered by Scottish engineer John Loudon McAdam around 1820, in which single-sized crushed stone layers of small angular stones are placed in shallow lifts and compacted thoroughly. A binding layer of stone dust (crushed stone from the original material) may form; it may also, after rolling, be covered with a binder to keep dust and stones together.

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