Asphalt Definition Essay

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It took me awhile to decide what I would choose as my topic for this essay. I thought it would be easy to choose and start writing but I was wrong. I ended up choosing asphalt because it is a material that is used by mankind a lot. It is a part of every body’s daily life. It is what our car drives on when we go to work or school or when we run errands. It could be a part of our roofs that we live under. It is used in multiple ways. The word asphalt comes from the Greek. Asphalt is a mixture of dark bituminous pitch with sand or gravel, used for surfacing roads, flooring, roofing, etc. Asphalt began way before the founding of the United States. Asphalt is known to be in asphalt lakes and also rock asphalt, which is a mixture of limestone,

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