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An airport taxiway, one of the uses of blactop.

Blacktop is a composite material which used to pave the roads and streets.[1]

Although the asphalt is a basic material to make balcktop,it is commonly called simply asphalt,.[2] The terms "asphalt (or asphaltic) concrete", "bituminous asphalt concrete", and "bituminous mixture" are typically used only in engineering and construction documents and literature.

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  1. ^ Oxford dictionary
  2. ^ The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 2011. p. 106. ISBN 978-0-547-04101-8.