bituminize
transitive verb see bitumen

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  • Bituminize — Bi*tu mi*nize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bituminized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bituminizing}.] [Cf. F. bituminiser.] To prepare, treat, impregnate, or coat with bitumen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bituminize — [bi to͞o′mə nīz΄, bī to͞omə nīz΄, bi tyo͞omə nīz΄, bī tyo͞omə nīz΄] vt. bituminized, bituminizing to impregnate with, or convert into, bitumen bituminization n …   English World dictionary

  • bituminize — bituminization, n. /buy tooh meuh nuyz , tyooh , bi /, v.t., bituminized, bituminizing. to convert into or treat with bitumen. Also, esp. Brit., bituminise. [1745 55; < L bitumin (s. of bitumen) BITUMEN + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • bituminize — verb to treat with bitumen …   Wiktionary

  • bituminize — or bituminise bɪ tju:mɪnʌɪz verb convert into or treat with bitumen. Derivatives bituminization noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • bituminize — bi·tu·mi·nize …   English syllables

  • bituminize — bi•tu•mi•nize [[t]baɪˈtu məˌnaɪz, ˈtyu , bɪ [/t]] v. t. nized, niz•ing. chem. to convert into or treat with bitumen • Etymology: 1745–55 bi•tu mi•ni•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • bituminize — v.tr. (also ise) convert into, impregnate with, or cover with bitumen. Derivatives: bituminization n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bituminized — Bituminize Bi*tu mi*nize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bituminized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bituminizing}.] [Cf. F. bituminiser.] To prepare, treat, impregnate, or coat with bitumen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bituminizing — Bituminize Bi*tu mi*nize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bituminized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bituminizing}.] [Cf. F. bituminiser.] To prepare, treat, impregnate, or coat with bitumen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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