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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A paved surface having compressed layers of broken rocks held together with tar; A paving material of tar and broken stone v. - Surface with macadam.

Usage examples (36)
  • It was a bad month for travelers caught in tarmac delays.
  • Although I think the tarmac is a little out of my budget.
  • There on the tarmac was a new airplane with servicemen getting off
  • Waiting on the tarmac was a Gulfstream III (G3) executive jet (tail number N366JA). for more
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