HyperDic: asphalt

English > 3 senses of the word asphalt:
NOUNsubstanceasphaltmixed asphalt and crushed gravel or sand
substanceasphalt, mineral pitcha dark bituminous substance found in natural beds and as residue from petroleum distillation
VERBcontactasphaltcover with tar or asphalt
asphalt > pronunciation
Soundsae'sfao.lt
Rhymesassault / Assault ... vault: 13 rhymes with aolt...
English > asphalt: 3 senses > noun 1, substance
Meaningmixed asphalt and crushed gravel or sand; used especially for paving but also for roofing.
Broaderpaving, pavement, paving materialmaterial used to pave an area
Spanishasfalto
Catalanasfalt
Adjectivesasphalticcontaining asphalt
Verbsasphaltcover with tar or asphalt
English > asphalt: 3 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA dark bituminous substance found in natural beds and as residue from petroleum distillation; consists mainly of hydrocarbons.
Synonymmineral pitch
BroadermineralSolid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
Spanishasfalto
Catalanasfalt
English > asphalt: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCover with tar or asphalt.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"asphalt the driveway"
BroaderpaveCover with a material such as stone or concrete to make suitable for vehicle traffic
Spanishalquitranar, asfaltar, embrear
Catalanasfaltar, embrear, enquitranar
Nounsasphaltmixed asphalt and crushed gravel or sand

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