surface dressing

/sɜfəs ˈdrɛsɪŋ/ (say serfuhs 'dresing)

noun
1. a method of repairing roads by spreading chippings or gravel over a coat of hot tar.
2. the dressing applied.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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