Sentence Examples


  • The joists are covered with a waterproof material such as asphalt, lead, zinc or copper, the three last materials being usually laid upon boarding, which stiffens the structure and forms a good surface to fix the weatherproof covering upon.
  • The most extensive peat-workings are in the valleys of the Somme; asphalt comes from Seyssel (Am) and Puyde-Dme.
  • Temperate climate, becomes, under the hot tropic soil, asphalt and
  • Pitch; and the breeze being off the land, the asphalt smell (not
  • New York or to Paris to make asphalt-pavement.

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