Definition of bituminize in English:

bituminize

Syllabification: bi·tu·mi·nize
Pronunciation: /biˈt(y)o͞omənˌīz, bī-
 
/

verb

[with object]
  • Convert into, impregnate with, or cover with bitumen.
    More example sentences
    • They will also bituminise the community's main road to reduce the risk of dust-borne health hazards.
    • That layer was, by the time of the events with which I am concerned, if not from the outset, covered in bituminised felt.
    • The hydrocarbon migration history of the basin has important implications for understanding the textural relationship between gold, bituminized oil and uraninite in the giant gold-uranium-pyrite ore deposits.

Derivatives

bituminization

Pronunciation: /-ˌt(y)o͞oməniˈzāSHən/
noun
More example sentences
  • This surface was durable but slippery, and bituminisation was soon added to the procedure.
  • At the end of 2001 total amount of concentrates treated by bituminization reached 941,7 m.
  • During the bituminization stage, the neutralized byproduct is mixed with hot petroleum asphalt and solidified.

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