- to make (a road) by rolling successive layers of macadam on a dry earth roadbed
- to repair or cover (a road) with macadam
transitive verbmac·ad·am·ized, mac·ad·am·iz·ing, mac·ad·am·iz·es
(third-person singular simple present macadamizes, present participle macadamizing, simple past and past participle macadamized)
- To cover, as a road, or street, with small, broken stones, so as to form a smooth, hard, convex surface.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.