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bituminous

División en sílabas: bi·tu·mi·nous
Pronunciación: /biˈt(y)o͞omənəs, bī-
 
/

Definición de bituminous en inglés:

adjetivo

[attributive]
Of, containing, or of the nature of bitumen.
Example sentences
  • In 1937 the first cationic surfactants were used in bituminous road construction and these were quaternary ammonium salts.
  • It was also postulated that the slow settling of organic material from the surface produced the bituminous carbonate layers known as oil shale.
  • Neither uses bituminous tars or asphalts, neither requires painting, and both age to beautiful patinas.

Origen

mid 16th century: from French bitumineux, from Latin bituminosus.

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