Pavement meaning

pāvmənt
(chiefly british) A sidewalk.
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The material used in paving.
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A paved surface or covering, as of concrete, brick, etc.
  • A paved street or road.
  • (brit.) A sidewalk.
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Any paved floor.
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(chiefly UK) A paved footpath, especially at the side of a road.
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(US, uncountable) Paved exterior surface, as with a road or sidewalk.
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The interior flooring, especially when of stone, of large buildings such as a cathedral.
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Pavement is defined as the hard, smooth surface of a road or sidewalk.

The surface of the expressway is an example of pavement.

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Origin of pavement

  • Middle English, from Old French pavement, from Latin pavimentum (“a hard surface, a pounded surface"), from pavire (“to beat, to ram, to tread down")

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