ASPHALT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ASPHALT
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 n.  brownish-black solid mixture of bitumen, used in paving, roofing, and waterproofing
Classic Sentence:
1  The warmth of the fire had passed out of her veins, and she told herself that she must not sit long in the penetrating dampness which struck up from the wet asphalt.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
2  Suddenly, however, she became aware that one of the passing shadows remained stationary between her line of vision and the gleaming asphalt; and raising her eyes she saw a young woman bending over her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
3  It ended at the paving of asphalt which led up to the gates of the Mapleton stables.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
Example Sentence:
1  The workers mixed the asphalt with sand and gravel together for paving or roofing.