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blacktop

[′blak‚täp]
(materials)
A black bituminous material that is used to pave roadways; it is spread over a layer of crushed rocks and packed down into a level surface; it may be spread over small areas of roadways in need of repair.

asphaltic concrete, asphalt paving, black top

A mixture of asphalt and graded aggregate widely used as paving material over a prepared base; normally placed, shaped, and compacted while hot, but can be prepared for placement without heat. Also see cold mix.