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blacktop

noun
     
Related topics: Roads
black‧top American English
1 [uncountable]TTR a thick black sticky substance that becomes hard as it dries, used to cover roads [= tarmac British English]
2

the blacktop

TTR the surface of a road covered by this substance

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