Definition of "paving" []

  • The act or technique of laying pavement. (noun)
  • A pavement. (noun)
  • Material used for pavement. (noun)
  • A paved surface; pavement (noun)

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  • Material used for a pavement, such as paving stones, bricks, or asphalt (noun)
  • Of or for a paved surface or pavement (adjective)
  • Preparatory, facilitating, enabling (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "paving" in a sentence
  • "As Secofi's Luis de la Calle has said: "Nafta has been instrumental in paving the road for stronger economic growth and employment in the years ahead.""
  • "The houses are up, and the paving is coming .... manana. julietl"
  • "The broken paving is bad enough but, at least for me, this can generally be avoided."