Wednesday, October 5, 2011

macadam

macadam [ muh’-KAD-uh’ m ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. a pavement made by compact layers of small stones mixed together with asphalt or tar
2. a broken stone that is used to make such a pavement
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The macadam was filled with vendors hawking everything from clothes to electronic items.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 As he wheels the big vehicle along the winding macadam, he explains that the grounds have a nine-mile perimeter and are patrolled by a bunch of these guys.