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blacktop

blacktop
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (pavement)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el asfalto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
If you walk barefoot on the blacktop on a hot day like today, you're going to burn your feet.Si andas descalzo por el asfalto en un día de calor como hoy, te vas a quemar los pies.
b. el pavimento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The blacktop is still soft because they just paved yesterday.El pavimento todavía está suave porque fue justo ayer que asfaltaron.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to pave)
a. asfaltar
People drive a lot faster through here since they blacktopped the road.La gente maneja más rápido por aquí desde que asfaltaron la carretera.
b. pavimentar
We're going to have them blacktop the driveway.Vamos a mandar a pavimentar la entrada de la casa.
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blacktop [ˈblæktɒp] (US)
noun
(substance, road) asfalto (m)
...waves of heat rising from the blacktop
transitive verb
asfaltar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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