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1. A paving for roads or other surfaces, formed by grading and compacting layers of crushed stone or gravel; then the top layer(s) are usually bound by asphaltic material, acting to stabilize the stone, provide a smoother surface, and seal against water penetration.
2. The crushed stone used in a macadamized surface.
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The property benefits from a security controlled gate and there is also the benefit of a tarmacadamed car park with approximately 63 car parking spaces which could double as a yard.
It ended up half on the pavement and half on a patch of scrubland which had been due to be tarmacadamed today.