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  • "macadamisation" John Loudon McAdam (September 21, 1756 – November 26, 1836) was a Scottish engineer and road-builder. He invented a new process, "macadamisation", for building roads with a smooth hard surface that would be more durable and less muddy than soil-based tracks. — “John Loudon McAdam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Tarmac (short for tarmacadam, or tar-penetration macadam) is a type of road surface. Tarmac refers to a material patented by Edgar Purnell Hooley in 1901. method called macadamisation.[2] These roads were adequate for use by horses and carriages or coaches, but they were very dusty and subject to. — “Tarmac - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Often, things which are discovered for the first time, are also called "inventions", and in many cases, there is no clear line between the two. of spheres: James Watt the steam engine, improving Thomas Newcomen's steam engine,[1] the bicycle,[2] macadamisation (not to be confused with. — “Scottish inventions and discoveries - Wikipedia, the free”, en.wikipedia.org

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