pav|ing

pav|ing
pav|ing «PAY vihng», noun.
1. material for pavement: »

The truck dumped a load of paving.

2. a pavement: »

She fell on the paving and skinned her knee.

3. the act or work of a person or thing that paves.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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