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blacktop

Pronunciation: /ˈblæktɑːp; ˈblæktɒp/

Translation of blacktop in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable (American English/inglés norteamericano)
  • 1.1 (material) asfalto (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • It was almost 5 p.m. and the sun, round as an orange, shone directly into my eyes as I drove slowly along the familiar blacktop road to the airport.
    • Several years ago, maybe three, I had my driveway and parking area covered with new blacktop.
    • As he ran Danny tripped and fell on the blacktop road.
    1.2 (surface) [colloquial/familiar] pista (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Driving along the two-lane blacktops and gravel section roads, one sees huge wheat combines churning up clouds of dust.
    • A couple of them are very narrow, two-lane blacktops that lead into a main artery.
    • The road proved to be a two-lane blacktop with the familiar yellow lines down the middle.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-pp-)

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