blacktop blacktop  /b ˈlæk ˌtɑp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a black bituminous material used for paving roads or other areas; usually spread over crushed rock
  2. (v) coat with blacktop

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It was folk music, deep within its core, from the mountains and the delta and the blacktop of Highway 61.
  2. There are too many basketball-is-like-jazz musings, but at its best moments, Hoop Roots brings a touch of Proust to the blacktop.
  3. An hour south of the Great Salt Lake, a two-lane blacktop crosses a cattle guard into a wild expanse of golden scrub grass.

News

  1. Sunday bazaar: Bargains endure at AmCan flea market

    AMERICAN CANYON — No tourists, no haute cuisine, no glamour are attached to the 8.6-acre stretch of blacktop off South Kelly Road. But for 12 hours every Sunday, the Napa-Vallejo Flea Market comes to life with commerce at its most personal and elemental.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Napa Valley Register

  2. King running for state representative in 16th district

    WORCESTER - Khrystian King announced Wednesday his entrance into the race for state representative in the 16th Worcester District, standing at Crompton Park as the sun beat down on the blacktop and a group of teenagers lounged on the hill behind him.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

  3. King running for state representative

    WORCESTER - Khrystian King announced Wednesday his entrance into the race for state representative in the 16th Worcester District, standing at Crompton Park as the sun beat down on the blacktop and a group of teenagers lounged on the hill behind him.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Quotes

  1. "The talent of Notar and Blacktop Mourning just blew me away and I wanted to be a part of their evolution," Duritz said Friday.
    on Feb 17, 2007 By: Adam Duritz Source: Washington Post

  2. "You don't have to dig very deep to see a rationale for expanding car travel and a lot more blacktop," Robertson said. "It works for both parties."
    on Oct 4, 2007 By: Gregor Robertson Source: Georgia Straight

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