The Greek term ásphaltos derived in the Latin asphaltus and
then, in our language, asphalt. The notion refers to the
substance derived from the petroleum distillation process that
is used as a coating or pavement.
asphalt can also be found in natural deposits, although the
most used is that derived from oil. In this second case, it is made up of
hydrocarbons that are not volatile and persist after refining crude oil. Many
times it is mixed with other substances, such as sand, to coat
or pave different surfaces.
With a sticky consistency and black color, the asphalt can be easily
expanded. A large number of streets, highways, and highways around the world are
made of asphalt as the material has good stress resistance, is adherent, and
Thanks to these characteristics, the asphalt is ideal to promote the movement
of vehicles such as cars, trucks and motorcycles. Dirt or
sand roads, on the other hand, can become unusable due to rainfall and hinder
the advance of means of transport.
The production of tiles and tiles and the
manufacture of roofs can also be developed with asphalt, a
substance that is sometimes confused with tar (which is usually
derived from wood or coal).
A film that is directed by Daniel Calparsoro and that was
released in 2000 and a rock band founded in Spain in 1972 are
Around twenty albums shape the discography of this musical group, which has
among its most significant songs some such as "Captain Trueno", "It is our
time", "More than an intention" or "Plastic Woman".
Nawja Nimri, Gustavo Salmerón, Antonia San Juan or Juan Diego Botto are some
of the main actors who shaped the cast of the aforementioned film. It is a drama
that takes as its protagonist a young woman who is seeking life as she can in
Madrid and who maintains romantic relationships with two petty criminals.
They live day by day, but are willing to risk everything in order to improve
their situation. So they can't think of anything else but to plan the theft of
an important cache of drugs. In this way, they could sell them and then, with
the money obtained, start a new life in a city outside of Spain such as
Within the literary field, we find a long list of novels that use the word
that concerns us in their titles. This would be the case, for example, of "The
Asphalt Jungle", written by William R. Burnett.
It is a book that is part of the crime novel genre that takes as its
protagonist a legendary and dangerous criminal who, after many years in prison,
is going to go out on the street after serving his sentence. When he does, he
will soon have a goal: to steal a major jewelry store, for which he will have
the help of a top lawyer.