Translation of pavement in Spanish:

pavement

pavimento, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪvmənt//ˈpeɪvm(ə)nt/

noun

  • 1

    (paved area)
    pavimento masculine
    • Normal practice is to saw the joints in the new pavement; tooled joints are also permitted for some areas.
    • Despite the density of burials in the immediate area, no interments overlie the stone pavement.
    • The hard dark surfaces like pavements store heat during the day, which is released at night, keeping the city hotter for longer periods of time.
    • Many live off petty trade, selling goods on the pavement in the market area.
    • Dowel bars are used in jointed plain concrete pavements to provide load transfer, which reduces faulting and improves performance.
    • This can be used as a means of determining the relative ages of pavements within an area.
    • If these steps were omitted, cracking of the pavement was predictable.
    • Why not break up the tiles and make them into a mosaic for either the pavement around the area or even incorporated into some other city centre venue.
    • When you're using your truck for removing shrubs or small trees, use a long cable to stay on the pavement where possible.
    • A common demand by the residents of the Lake Area is that the pavement around the monument be cleared of encroachments and hawkers.
    • As my bare feet hit the cool cement of pavement I grinned in triumph.
    • The pub has seating for 200 people and the potential for a seating area on the pavement outside.
  • 2

    paving
  • 3British

    (beside road)
    • It toppled over sideways onto the pavement and missed my son and I by about a yard.
    • Parents say crossing the road to use the pavement on the other side is just as dangerous due to the steady stream of farm vehicles, trucks and commuter traffic.
    • Then there are those who cycle without lights at all and think they then have the right to ride on pavements and endanger pedestrians as well as road users.
    • I'm not absolutely certain, but I think pedestrians have right of way on roads as well as pavements.
    • At one point, he drove on the wrong side of the road and mounted a pavement to get around a police car, which had been parked in the road in a bid to stop him.
    • A huge amount of litter and other rubbish is being removed from the pavements and road sides each Saturday morning and Wednesday evening.
    • It is common practice among local traders to exact a rent from street hawkers for using the road or pavement in front of their shops.
    • A £1.5 million scheme will involve disconnecting supplies to 6,000 homes as roads and pavements are dug up.
    • Along with the grade separator, the pavements on the either sides of the roads will be widened and redone with interlocking cobble blocks.
    • We are trying to give the roads back to the motorist and the pavements back to pedestrians.
    • But you always get some youth tearing up and down the road or on the pavements on these scooters.
    • In the civil law if a driver goes off the road on to the pavement and injures a pedestrian, or damages property, he is prima facie liable.
    • Hundreds of people sauntered along the road and pavements and families ate outside cafes knowing their children were safe.
    • The council's pavements and road infrastructure are now of a higher quality.
    • The angry resident said the ramps being put in are dangerous as the materials used makes it difficult to tell where the pavement ends and the road begins.
    • Shopkeepers have renovated their premises, roads have been widened, pavements are cleared for pedestrians.
    • The streets are jammed with cars, the busses packed with people and the pavements overflowing with pedestrians weighed down with their purchases.
    • The fierce snow, which had been falling since mid-evening, left pavements and roads treacherous as temperatures plummeted.
    • Residential roads and pavements will be cleaned every fortnight by the mobile cleansing teams, which will use EU standard low emission level vehicles.
    • However, we do realise that the fundamental cause of claims is that a number of repairs are needed for roads and pavements.