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synonyms for bituminous

  • dark
  • ebony
  • midnight
  • obsidian
  • raven
  • sable
  • atramentous
  • coal-black
  • ebon
  • inky
  • pitch-black
  • pitch-dark

antonyms for bituminous

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  • white
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How to use bituminous in a sentence

There are four types: bituminous (soft), anthracite (hard), semi-bituminous and semi-anthracite.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
More than 80% of Virginia's mining employment is in bituminous coal which is the chief mining product of the nation as a whole.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The odor of the petroleum first discovered was similar to that of the cheap bituminous coal.
BIRDS AND ALL NATURE, VOL. VI, NO. 3, OCTOBER 1899VARIOUS
They anoint their children with a bituminous ointment at their birth, to prevent the growth of hair.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
Like all bituminous earths, it needs the strongest drying oil.
FIELD'S CHROMATOGRAPHYGEORGE FIELD
We have here fat coal, rich in bituminous matter; and see how it comes in pieces, almost without dust!
THE UNDERGROUND CITYJULES VERNE
By 1900 the eight-hour day was the rule in the building trades, in granite cutting and in bituminous coal mining.
A HISTORY OF TRADE UNIONISM IN THE UNITED STATESSELIG PERLMAN
There is a locality of bituminous coal on Fox River, about forty miles south.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
It exists in connection with bituminous shale, at an island in Thunder Bay.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
Bituminous coal exists in great profusion in various parts of the Western Valley.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
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WORDS RELATED TO BITUMINOUS

  • atramentous
  • bituminous
  • coal-black
  • dark
  • ebon
  • ebony
  • inky
  • midnight
  • obsidian
  • pitch-black
  • pitch-dark
  • raven
  • sable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.