Bituminate
Bituminate Bi*tu"mi*nate (b[i^]*t[=u]"m[i^]*n[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bituminated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bituminating}.] [L. bituminatus, p. p. of bituminare to bituminate. See {Bitumen}.] To treat or impregnate with bitumen; to cement with bitumen. ``Bituminated walls of Babylon.'' --Feltham. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bituminate — bitūˈminate transitive verb To mix with or make into bitumen (also bitūˈminize or bitūˈminise) • • • Main Entry: ↑bitumen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bituminated — Bituminate Bi*tu mi*nate (b[i^]*t[=u] m[i^]*n[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bituminated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bituminating}.] [L. bituminatus, p. p. of bituminare to bituminate. See {Bitumen}.] To treat or impregnate with bitumen; to cement with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bituminating — Bituminate Bi*tu mi*nate (b[i^]*t[=u] m[i^]*n[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bituminated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bituminating}.] [L. bituminatus, p. p. of bituminare to bituminate. See {Bitumen}.] To treat or impregnate with bitumen; to cement with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bitumen —   n. mineral pitch; several partly oxygenated hydrocarbons; asphalt; pigment obtained from asphalt.    ♦ bituminate,    ♦ bituminize, v.t. cement with or convert into bitumen.    ♦ bituminoid, a. like bitumen.    ♦ bituminous, a. like or… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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