pavement definition

  • noun:
    • a tough smooth area, especially of a public location or thoroughfare, that will keep travel.
    • the materials with which such a surface is made.
    • Chiefly British A sidewalk.
    • A paved footpath at the side of a road.
    • Paved exterior surface, much like a road or sidewalk.
    • The interior floor coverings, especially when of stone, of big structures eg a cathedral.
    • That with which anything is paved; a floor or addressing of solid material, set to be able to make a hard and convenient surface for travel; a paved roadway or sidewalk; a decorative interior floor of tiles or colored bricks.
    • A floor or surface-covering of flags, stones, tiles, or bricks, usually laid in cement, but sometimes merely on a foundation of planet, or, especially in ancient examples, precisely built in masonry without artificial bond; in addition, these types of a covering manufactured from concrete (see tangible, n., 3), and quite often of wood.
    • The material which these types of a flooring is manufactured: as, the pavement is tile.
    • The flagged or paved footway for each part of a street; a sidewalk.
    • In structure and zoƶ., a paved framework; a formation like pavement.
    • In coal-mining, the seam of fire-clay which underlies a seam of coal.
    • product used to pave a location
    • stroll composed of a paved location for pedestrians; frequently beside a street or roadway
    • the paved area of a thoroughfare
  • verb-transitive:
    • To furnish with a pavement; to pave.
  • others:
    • To pave; flooring with rock, bricks, tiles, and/or love.

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