Asphalt - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈæsfɔːlt|  American pronunciation of the word asphalt
Brit.  |ˈasfalt|  British pronunciation of the word asphalt


- mixed asphalt and crushed gravel or sand; used especially for paving but also for roofing
- a dark bituminous substance found in natural beds and as residue from petroleum distillation; consists mainly of hydrocarbons


- cover with tar or asphalt

Word forms

I/you/we/they: asphalt
he/she/it: asphalts
present participle: asphalting
past tense: asphalted
past participle: asphalted
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