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(asfôlt, -falt) noun
1. A bituminous, solid, brownish-black, odorous combustible mixture of different hydrocarbons occurring in superficial deposits in various parts of the world and also obtained as a residue in the refining of petroleum; mineral pitch.
2. A mixture of this with sand or gravel, used for paving, etc. Also as·phal·tum (as·faltəm), as·phal′tus.
v.t.
To pave or cover with asphalt.
[<LL asphaltum <Gk. asphaltos,? <Semitic]
—as·phal·tic
(as·fôltik, -fal-) adjective

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Statistical data

"asphalt" has the frequency of use of 0.0005% on city-data.com forum

"asphalt" has the frequency of use of 0.0004% on en.wikipedia.org.

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