asphalt macadam

asphalt macadam

[′a‚sfȯlt mə′kad·əm]
(materials)
Pavement made with an asphalt binder rather than tar.

asphaltic macadam

A pavement similar to macadam but having asphalt as the binder in place of tar.
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The creep results were compared with the available data of a Dense Asphalt Macadam (DBM) 20mm max aggregate size hot mixes with five percent optimum 100 pen asphalt content, and porosity range from 2.
Laboratory and Field Performance of Dense Emulsified Asphalt Macadam for Highway Reinstatement, University of Liverpool--UK, 1996.