Definition of sealcoating in English:

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sealcoating

Pronunciation: /ˈsēlˌkōdiNG/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

The application of a sealing coat to a paved surface in order to prolong its integrity.
Example sentences
  • During the sealcoating process pea gravel is embedded in an oil emulsion to create the new wearing surface.
  • If the man at your door doesn't have a tank that's actively mixing the sealcoating material, send him on his way.
  • To understand how sealcoating works, it is necessary to understand the nature of the asphalt pavement itself.

Derivatives

sealcoat

verb
Example sentences
  • He stated that the parking lot was asphalt and a few years ago they sealcoated it.
  • How long until I can drive on my driveway which was sealcoated today?
  • Our lot was sealcoated last year, is in good shape, but doesn't have the real bright look like it did when it was first sealed.

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Syllabification: seal·coat·ing

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