Pavement

Pavement may refer to:

  • Pavement (architecture), a floor-like stone or tile structure
  • Pavement (material), the durable surfacing of roads and walkways
  • Sidewalk, a walkway along the side of a road, in American English
  • Portuguese pavement, the traditional paving used in most pedestrian areas in Portugal ("Calçada Portuguesa" in Portuguese)
  • Limestone pavement, a naturally occurring landform that resembles an artificial pavement
  • Desert pavement, a desert ground surface covered with closely packed rock fragments of pebble and cobble size
  • Tessellated pavement, a rare sedimentary rock formation that occurs on some ocean shores
  • Glacial pavement, a rock surface scoured and polished by glacial action

Read more about Pavement:  Popular Culture

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Trucking Industry - Modern Roads
... Asphalt is known as a flexible pavement, one which slowly will "flow" under the pounding of traffic ... Concrete is a rigid pavement, which can take heavier loads but is more expensive and requires more carefully prepared subbase ... Modern pavements are designed for heavier vehicle loads and faster speeds, requiring thicker slabs and deeper subbase ...
Mahila Milan - History
... These were the homes of those known popularly as “pavement dwellers” ... to confront these demolitions, however SPARC activitsts found that women from pavement settlements did not want confrontation and preferred to work out a way that the city was able to coexist with them ... out by SPARC between July and October of that year found that pavement dwellers were not transient populations, but people who had lived for over two decades in the city ...
Pavement - Popular Culture
... Pavement (band), an indie rock band from Stockton, California Pavement (magazine), a youth culture magazine, published in New Zealand by Bernard McDonald and Glenn ...

Famous quotes containing the word pavement:

    I have often walked down this street before, but the pavement always stayed beneath my feet before.
    Alan Jay Lerner (1918–1986)

    Down in the street there are ice-cream parlors to go to
    And the pavement is a nice, bluish slate-gray. People laugh a lot.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    Along the pavement my footsoles
    Trod warily on living coals.
    Elinor Wylie (1885–1928)