What does blacktop mean?

blacktop meaning in General Dictionary

a bituminous product used for supplying a smooth paving to a road

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  • layer with blacktop
  • a black bituminous product employed for paving roads or other places; generally spread over broken rock

blacktop meaning in Etymology Dictionary

road resurfacing material, 1931, United states English, from black colored (adj.) + top (n.1).

Sentence Examples with the word blacktop

But thanks to their quest for gold, the entire region was now traversed by hundreds of semi-navigable trails, open to those who dared venture from the blacktop of civilization to the timeless beauty of an unchanged world.

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