Definitions

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  • n. A type of asphalt that contains crushed glass, used as an alternative to conventional bituminous asphalt to surface roads.

Etymologies

Blend of glass and asphalt (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It was calculated, that simple addition of crushed glass to asphalt so called glassphalt will increase reflectivity of road surface, and compensate completely for AGW.

    Unthreaded #21 « Climate Audit

  • In the case of glass bottles, for example, that would mean refilling them (such as with milk bottles), followed closely by turning them into new bottles, transforming them into art glass, and then maybe making "glassphalt," a material that has been used as an alternative to conventional asphalt since the '70s.

    A World Without Waste

  • Pave the floor with glassphalt that gives off a sparkle: put down tar paper; the blacktop comes in premixed bags at the lumber store.

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