Pavement Definition

pāvmənt
noun
A hard smooth surface, especially of a public area or thoroughfare, that will bear travel.
American Heritage
A paved surface or covering, as of concrete, brick, etc.
Webster's New World
The material used in paving.
Webster's New World
A sidewalk.
American Heritage
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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Other Word Forms of Pavement

Noun

Singular:
pavement
Plural:
pavements

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")

    From Wiktionary

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