What Is Macadam?

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Macadam means broken stone of about the same size that are used in successively compressed layers for surfacing roads and paths and they are typically adjoined with tar or bitumen. The term can also be applied to a stretch of road with such a kind of surface. This type of road construction was pioneered by a Scotsman, John Loudon Macadam at around 1820.
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mac·ad·am
[muh-kad-uhm]
NOUN
1.
a macadamized road or pavement.
2.
the broken stone used in making such a road.
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Macadam is a road covering made of pieces of broken stone which is normally used in making roads, and parade grounds. Macadamized roads are usually bound with tar or asphalt.
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Macadamize is to construct or finish a road by compacting a solid mass layer of small broken
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macadam: broken stone used in macadamized roadways; a paved surface having compressed layers of broken rocks held together with tar
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( ′a′sfölt mə′kad·əm ) (materials) Pavement made with an asphalt binder rather than tar.
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