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asphalt

Pronunciation: /ˈæsfɔːlt; ˈæsfælt/

Translation of asphalt in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • asfalto (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [road/surface] asfaltado
    Example sentences
    • Teal and green floor tiles in the kids' bathroom are made of waste products derived from gravel, asphalt, and cement.
    • They are designed to go over any surface, including asphalt, dirt, gravel, grass and mountain trails.
    • Masonry sealers are not intended for use on asphalt, glazed ceramic tile or on wooden surfaces.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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