Definition of Tarmac™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    Tarmac™

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈtɑːmæk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtɑːrmæk//
     
    [uncountable] Features of roads, Airports
     
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  1. 1(less frequent tarmacadam
    BrE BrE//ˌtɑːməˈkædəm//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌtɑːrməˈkædəm//
     
    )
    (North American English also blacktop) a black material used for making road surfaces, that consists of small stones mixed with tar See related entries: Features of roads
  2. 2the tarmac an area with a Tarmac surface, especially at an airport Three planes were standing on the tarmac, waiting to take off. See related entries: Features of roads, Airports

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