Pavement

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Description

A hard, smooth surface used for traveling. Pavement is made from cut stones, asphalt, concrete, brick, and cobblestone.

Synonyms and Related Terms

pavage (Fr.); pavimento (Port.); paving stone; paving brick; paving sand; road base

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 118
  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996

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