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1) macadam road. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...macadam road, (mkad´m) (KEY) : see pavement....

2) macadam. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Pavement made of layers of compacted broken stone, now usually bound with tar or asphalt. After John Loudon McAdam (1756-1836), Scottish civil engineer....

3) pavement. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Cobblestones were common from late medieval times into the 19th cent. A pavement known as macadam road, introduced in England in the 19th cent., is still used today;...

4) 49389. Sexton, Anne. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...QUOTATION:The people inside have no waterand are never allowed to touch.They crack like macadam.They are mute.They do not cry helpexcept inside. ATTRIBUTION:Anne...

5) Macad'amise (4 syl.). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...road metal, and making the road convex instead of concave; a method introduced by Sir John L. Macadam (1756-1836). 1...

6) Road. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...like Robin Hood, is a "Colossus of Roads." 1 King of Roads [Rhodes]. John London Macadam (1756-1836). 2 The law of the road- 3 "The law of the road is a paradox quite,...

7) macadamia nut. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The round, hard-shelled nut or the edible seed of the Australian tree Macadamia ternifolia, now cultivated in Hawaii. New Latin Macadamia, genus name, after John...

8) macadamize. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...macˇadˇamˇized, macˇadˇamˇizˇing, macˇadˇamˇizˇes To construct or pave (a road) with macadam. macˇadamˇiˇzation (-mi-zshn) -NOUNmacˇadamˇizer -NOUN...

9) 627. Method. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...backstairs; secret passage; covert way. ROADWAY, express; thoroughfare; highway, macadam, parkway, boulevard; turnpike -, royal -, state -, coach- road; broad -,...

10) gravel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...surface. A small percentage of clay must be present to act as a binder when gravel is used in macadam for road surfaces. When used as a coarse aggregate for concrete,...

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