pavement

a) A paved footpath at the side of a road.

Gutter condition Fourteenth Avenue, No. 715 667 intersection Lincoln is such that with an ordinary pen knife it is possible to pick up pavement and crumble in the hand.

b) Paved exterior surface, as with a road or sidewalk.

[P]rotesters hurled Molotov cocktails and chunks of pavement into the faces of Czech police officers.


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  • pavement — [ pavmɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1156; de paver, d apr. lat. pavimentum 1 ♦ Sol pavé. ⇒ pavage, 1. pavé; dallage. Pavement en grès d un chemin. Un pavement de mosaïque. 2 ♦ (1483) Vieilli Travail qui consiste à paver. ⇒ pavage. ● pavement nom masculin ( …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pavement — may refer to:* Pavement (material), the durable surfacing of roads and walkways ( road surface in British English) * Sidewalk, a walkway along the side of a road, in American English ( pavement in British English and Philadelphia dialect) *… …   Wikipedia

  • Pavement — à Shibuya (Tokyo) Pays d’origine Stockton, Californie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pavement — Пэйвмент Основн …   Википедия

  • Pavement — Pave ment, n. [F., fr. LL. pavamentum, L. pavimentum. See {Pave}.] That with which anythingis paved; a floor or covering of solid material, laid so as to make a hard and convenient surface for travel; a paved road or sidewalk; a decorative… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pavement — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Pavement Información personal Origen Stockton, California, EE. UU. Estado Disueltos Información artística …   Wikipedia Español

  • Pavement — 1993 Allg …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pavement — Pave ment, v. t. To furnish with a pavement; to pave. [Obs.] How richly pavemented! Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pavement — Pavement, Pauimentatio. Pavement fait de petites pieces de marbre, Marmoratio …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • pavement — (n.) late 13c., from O.Fr. paviment, from L. pavimentum beaten floor, from pavire (see PAVE (Cf. pave)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pavement — means ‘a paved way for pedestrians’ in BrE (corresponding to AmE sidewalk) and in parts of the American east coast, and the hard surface of a paved road elsewhere in America …   Modern English usage

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