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2 entries found for asphalt.
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Main Entry: 1as·phalt
Pronunciation: primarystressas-secondarystressfodotlt
Function: noun
1 : a brown to black substance that is found in natural beds or obtained as something left in petroleum or coal-tar refining and that consists chiefly of compounds of carbon and hydrogen
2 : any of various compositions of asphalt having different uses (as for pavement or for waterproof cement or paint)
- as·phal·tic /as-primarystressfodotl-tik/ adjective

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