Pavement is defined as the hard, smooth surface of a road or sidewalk.noun
The surface of the expressway is an example of pavement.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- a paved surface or covering, as of concrete, brick, etc.; specif.,
- a paved street or road
- Brit. a sidewalk
- the material used in paving
Origin: OFr < L < pavimentum < pavire, to beat: see pave
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- a. A hard smooth surface, especially of a public area or thoroughfare, that will bear travel.b. The material with which such a surface is made.
- Chiefly British A sidewalk.