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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  macadam \macadam\ macadamized \macadamized\adj.
     1. paved with macadam[2].
  
     Syn: asphalt, tarmac, tarmacadam.
          [WordNet 1.5]



From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Macadamize \Mac*ad"am*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Macadamized};
     p. pr. & vb. n. {Macadamizing}.] [From John Loudon McAdam,
     who introduced the process into Great Britain in 1816.]
     To cover, as a road, or street, parking lot, playground, or
     other flat area, with {macadam}, so as to form a smooth,
     hard, convex surface.
  
     Syn: tarmac.
          [1913 Webster]

















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