Definition of Bitumen

Bitumen n. means: By extension, any one of the natural hydrocarbons, including the hard, solid, brittle varieties called asphalt, the semisolid maltha and mineral tars, the oily petroleums, and even the light, volatile naphthas.

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Bitumen n. means: By extension, any one of the natural hydrocarbons, including the hard, solid, brittle varieties called asphalt, the semisolid maltha and mineral tars, the oily petroleums, and even the light, volatile naphthas.

Meaning of Bitumen

Bitumen (n.) means: By extension, any one of the natural hydrocarbons, including the hard, solid, brittle varieties called asphalt, the semisolid maltha and mineral tars, the oily petroleums, and even the light, volatile naphthas.

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Bituminous (a.): Having the qualities of bitumen; compounded with bitumen; containing bitumen.

Bituminate (v. t.): To treat or impregnate with bitumen; to cement with bitumen.

Asphaltum (n.): Mineral pitch, Jews' pitch, or compact native bitumen. It is brittle, of a black or brown color and high luster on a surface of fracture; it melts and burns when heated, leaving no residue. It occurs on the surface and shores of the Dead Sea, which is therefore called Asphaltites, or the Asphaltic Lake. It is found also in many parts of Asia, Europe, and America. See Bitumen.

Slime (n.): Bitumen.

Bitume (n.): Bitumen.

Bitumed (a.): Smeared with bitumen.

Debituminization (n.): The act of depriving of bitumen.

Nonbituminous (a.): Containing no bitumen; not bituminous.

Bituminiferous (a.): Producing bitumen.

Debituminize (v. t.): To deprive of bitumen.

Calcareo-bituminous (a.): Consisting of, or containing, lime and bitumen.

Bituminize (v. t.): To prepare, treat, impregnate, or coat with bitumen.

Dysodile (n.): An impure earthy or coaly bitumen, which emits a highly fetid odor when burning.

Maltha (n.): A variety of bitumen, viscid and tenacious, like pitch, unctuous to the touch, and exhaling a bituminous odor.

Pissasphalt (n.): Earth pitch; a soft, black bitumen of the consistence of tar, and of a strong smell. It is inflammable, and intermediate between petroleum and asphalt.

Coke (n.): Mineral coal charred, or depriver of its bitumen, sulphur, or other volatile matter by roasting in a kiln or oven, or by distillation, as in gas works. It is lagerly used where / smokeless fire is required.

Elaterite (n.): A mineral resin, of a blackish brown color, occurring in soft, flexible masses; -- called also mineral caoutchouc, and elastic bitumen.

Bitumen (n.): By extension, any one of the natural hydrocarbons, including the hard, solid, brittle varieties called asphalt, the semisolid maltha and mineral tars, the oily petroleums, and even the light, volatile naphthas.

Bitumen (n.): Mineral pitch; a black, tarry substance, burning with a bright flame; Jew's pitch. It occurs as an abundant natural product in many places, as on the shores of the Dead and Caspian Seas. It is used in cements, in the construction of pavements, etc. See Asphalt.

Asphaltum (n.): A composition of bitumen, pitch, lime, and gravel, used for forming pavements, and as a water-proof cement for bridges, roofs, etc.; asphaltic cement. Artificial asphalt is prepared from coal tar, lime, sand, etc.

Anthracite (n.): A hard, compact variety of mineral coal, of high luster, differing from bituminous coal in containing little or no bitumen, in consequence of which it burns with a nearly non luminous flame. The purer specimens consist almost wholly of carbon. Also called glance coal and blind coal.

Mummy (n.): A brown color obtained from bitumen. See Mummy brown (below).

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Meaning of Bituminous

Bituminous means: Having the qualities of bitumen; compounded with bitumen; containing bitumen.

Meaning of Bituminate

Bituminate means: To treat or impregnate with bitumen; to cement with bitumen.

Meaning of Asphaltum

Asphaltum means: Mineral pitch, Jews' pitch, or compact native bitumen. It is brittle, of a black or brown color and high luster on a surface of fracture; it melts and burns when heated, leaving no residue. It occurs on the surface and shores of the Dead Sea, which is therefore called Asphaltites, or the Asphaltic Lake. It is found also in many parts of Asia, Europe, and America. See Bitumen.

Meaning of Slime

Slime means: Bitumen.

Meaning of Bitume

Bitume means: Bitumen.

Meaning of Bitumed

Bitumed means: Smeared with bitumen.

Meaning of Debituminization

Debituminization means: The act of depriving of bitumen.

Meaning of Nonbituminous

Nonbituminous means: Containing no bitumen; not bituminous.

Meaning of Bituminiferous

Bituminiferous means: Producing bitumen.

Meaning of Debituminize

Debituminize means: To deprive of bitumen.

Meaning of Calcareo-bituminous

Calcareo-bituminous means: Consisting of, or containing, lime and bitumen.

Meaning of Bituminize

Bituminize means: To prepare, treat, impregnate, or coat with bitumen.

Meaning of Dysodile

Dysodile means: An impure earthy or coaly bitumen, which emits a highly fetid odor when burning.

Meaning of Maltha

Maltha means: A variety of bitumen, viscid and tenacious, like pitch, unctuous to the touch, and exhaling a bituminous odor.

Meaning of Pissasphalt

Pissasphalt means: Earth pitch; a soft, black bitumen of the consistence of tar, and of a strong smell. It is inflammable, and intermediate between petroleum and asphalt.

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