Translation of macadam in Spanish:


macadán, n.

Pronunciation /məˈkædəm/ /məˈkadəm/


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    macadán masculine
    • How good a road is going to be depends on how the design is laid out initially vis-a-vis the layer of bitumen, macadam, coat of slurry seal or fog seal.
    • The dense bitumen macadam surface, in the absence of any other dressing, tends to polish and became dangerous, particularly after rain.
    • In the absence of surface dressing, dense bitumen macadam tends to polish and become dangerous.
    • He made the point that a dense bitumen macadam base course was not designed to be skid resistant and he was not aware of any specification for skid resistance on a base course.
    • Some stall floors are macadam and stone dust with bedding over top.
    • The bituminous material at each site was dense bituminous macadam, which typically had a bitumen content of 4.0-4.5%.
    • In 1906 Eltham's Bridge Street and High Street became the first tarred macadam (tar-sealed) roads in New Zealand.
    • Going by the calculations of the Chennai Corporation, each square metre of road laid with bituminous macadam costs the civic body Rs.450.
    • Thanks to balky local governments, the full length was not finally surfaced with concrete or macadam until 1937.
    • Once the newly laid lanes are open, the existing road will be shut to traffic and the top layer will be scraped off and fresh wet mix macadam laid.
    • While meticulous plan after meticulous plan succeeded in liberating half a ton of gold bullion, the scheme was bound to be foiled by the windy alpine roads, and a piece of damaged macadam.
    • The roads shall have sensory speed detectors, traffic lights and tar macadam.
    • Paving was usually done with asphalt or macadam, though brick paving blocks were also used.
    • Its fertile soil was seeded in shame with concrete and macadam, and what grew were traffic lanes and cities like Plainfield, hot and steamy in the month of July.
    • The dust clouds raised by cars were still asphyxiating, but macadam was slowly bringing relief.
    • We will be continuing our programme of macadam overlays for regional and local roads around the county.
    • Scribbled in her untidy scrawl were the words I love Nate Litz written across her macadam driveway in a pale rose-colored chalk.
    • I retraced my route down the gold brick driveway out to the macadam state road.
    • It left the macadam in the streets cracked and flaking.
    • The result was that in 1906, Eltham became the first town in New Zealand to have a tarred macadam (tar-sealed) street.