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Tar is a viscous black liquid produced by the destructive distillation of coal, or other organic materials. Its adhesive properties are used to bind aggregates in the construction of roads etc.
Tarmacadam is a road-building material, consisting of aggregate bound with tar or a tar-bitumen mixture. It contains little material and consequently gives a relatively open surface.
Total lime is an analytical term for the total CaO plus MgO content of a limestone or lime, expressed in terms of CaO equivalent.
Trefoil is a refractory structure in the preheating zone of some rotary kilns, dividing the kiln into three channels, to improve heat transfer between the hot gases and the limestone.