paver

[pey-ver]
noun
1.
a person or thing that paves.
2.
a brick, tile, stone, or block used for paving.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English; see pave, -er1

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pave (peɪv)
 
vb
1.  to cover (a road, path, etc) with a firm surface suitable for travel, as with paving stones or concrete
2.  to serve as the material for a pavement or other hard layer: bricks paved the causeway
3.  (often foll by with) to cover with a hard layer (of): shelves paved with marble
4.  to prepare or make easier (esp in the phrase pave the way): to pave the way for future development
 
[C14: from Old French paver, from Latin pavīre to ram down]
 
'paver
 
n

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Example sentences
All paver replacement areas shall be re-sealed with an acrylic sealer per the
  paver manufacturer's recommendations.
Keep a constant head of material to the paver's auger and screed.
We are aware of two paver surface failures on airports.
Poor paver operation, or the mix being too cold and/or too stiff causes tear
  marks.
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