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noun as in bituminous substanced

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Each one consists of two layers of asphalt, which the company fuses together with a proprietary method during manufacturing, making each piece remarkably resilient to gusts.

On top of that, GAF’s DuraGrip sealant melts in the sun between rows of shingles, fusing the asphalt faces together and keeping everything stuck tight.

Simple Green is a degreaser, and asphalt is a petroleum product.

Although a company that specializes in sealing asphalt might not use all three of them, you can get what will work best on your own, especially because you have such a small area to repair.

Gentner and his team put samples of a common asphalt mixture into a furnace and warmed it up through a range of temperatures.

When they are full, many landfills are capped—covered with asphalt or concrete.

Outside are a regulation-sized soccer field, baseball field, football field, and a quarter-mile asphalt track.

Think of an asphalt parking lot, which during summer can still be warm hours after the Sun sets.

Asphalt Jungle is sometimes considered the first heist movie, but for me it all starts with Rififi.

Instead of laying down concrete and asphalt on the ground, the Brusaws hit upon the idea of using pavers.

After breakfast he sauntered along the brief strip of asphalt which the villagers believe to be a promenade.

Felt covered with bitumen is an excellent substitute for asphalt, and is not liable to crack or squeeze out.

A damp-proof course has been introduced consisting of a thin sheet of lead sandwiched between layers of asphalt.

Asphalt (fig. 9) recently has come into great favour with architects; a layer or in.

"Lift Pete's forefoot—the off one, Joe," she commanded, stepping down into the asphalt court.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to asphalt, such as: blacktop, and bitumen.

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