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adjective as in jet

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The country is the world’s leading exporter of coal, and while other countries move to sever ties with fossil fuels, Morrison pledged the opposite– famously bringing a lump of bituminous to a parliamentary debate.

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There are four types: bituminous (soft), anthracite (hard), semi-bituminous and semi-anthracite.

More than 80% of Virginia's mining employment is in bituminous coal which is the chief mining product of the nation as a whole.

The odor of the petroleum first discovered was similar to that of the cheap bituminous coal.

They anoint their children with a bituminous ointment at their birth, to prevent the growth of hair.

Like all bituminous earths, it needs the strongest drying oil.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bituminous, such as: dark, ebony, midnight, obsidian, raven, and sable.

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