Definition of bituminize in English:

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Pronunciation: /bəˈt(y)o͞omənˌīz/ Pronunciation: /bīˈt(y)o͞omənˌīz/


[with object]
Convert into, impregnate with, or cover with bitumen.
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.



Pronunciation: /-ˌt(y)o͞oməniˈzāSHən/
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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Syllabification: bi·tu·mi·nize

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