hard-surface

hard-surface
\\ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ transitive verb
Etymology: hard (I) + surface, v.
1. : to treat (as by paving or macadamizing) the surface of (as a road) to prevent muddiness

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/hahrd"serr"fis/, v.t., hard-surfaced, hard-surfacing.
to make the surface of (something) hard or firm, as by compacting or paving it: to hard-surface a parking area.
[1925-30, Amer.]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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