Definition of Tarmac™ noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    Tarmac™

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈtɑrmæk//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1(tarmacadam
    NAmE//ˌtɑrməˈkædəm//
     
    , blacktop)
    a black material used for making road surfaces, that consists of small stones mixed with tar
  2. 2the tarmac an area with a Tarmac surface, especially at an airport Three planes were standing on the tarmac, waiting to take off.