binder course[′bīn·dər ‚kȯrs]
Coarse aggregate with a bituminous binder between the foundation course and the wearing course of a pavement.
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binder course, binding course
1. In asphaltic concrete paving, an intermediate course between the course base and the surfacing material; consists of intermediate-size aggregate bound by bituminous material.
2. A row of masonry units laid between, and used to bind, an inner and an outer wall.
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