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synonyms for bitumen

  • blacktop
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How to use bitumen in a sentence

Felt covered with bitumen is an excellent substitute for asphalt, and is not liable to crack or squeeze out.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
He speaks of circular craft, covered with skins and caulked with bitumen, and made on wooden frames.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
The tops of these arches were covered with stones, rushes and bitumen, and plates of lead, to prevent leakage.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
They brought before me in a cloud of bitumen and sulphur Duke Rauking, who, the sacrilegious wretch!
THE PONIARD'S HILTEUGNE SUE
Asphalt, or Asphaltum, the most common variety of bitumen; also called mineral pitch.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOL. 1 PART 2VARIOUS
Dr. Daubeny found the mud-volcanoes of Macaluba giving out bitumen, and bubbles of carbonic acid and carburetted hydrogen.
AT LASTCHARLES KINGSLEY
Mixtures of mineral aggregates and bituminous materials for various purposes are proportioned with bitumen as a basis.
AMERICAN RURAL HIGHWAYST. R. AGG
It is the bitumen that gives to the materials the cementing properties utilized in road construction.
AMERICAN RURAL HIGHWAYST. R. AGG
The facts just pointed out are entirely contrary to the theory of the formation of coal by way of eruption of bitumen.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 481, MARCH 21, 1885VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO BITUMEN

  • bitumen
  • blacktop
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