[ US /ˌbaɪˈtumən, ˌbɪˈtumən/ ]
[ UK /bˈɪt‍ʃuːmən/ ]
  1. any of various naturally occurring impure mixtures of hydrocarbons
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How To Use bitumen In A Sentence

  • Insects swarm about the damp light of the street-lamps, their buzzings reflected very slightly in the bitumen below your feet.
  • One relatively recent roofing improvement is the development of self-adhered modified bitumen and other self-adhered membrane roofing products.
  • Bitumen emulsions are a dispersion of bitumen in an aqueous continuous phase, stabilised by the addition of an emulsifier.
  • Behind the wall's remains she could see the streets, littered with the burnt-out husks of cars and buses, many of which lay on their sides on the broken bitumen.
  • The bituminous material at each site was dense bituminous macadam, which typically had a bitumen content of 4.0-4.5%.
  • This turned the organic matter into liquid bitumen, which squeezed into pores and fractures in the rock.
  • Early investigators recognized bitumen (referred to then as carbon) as having a strong spatial relationship with gold, uraninite and pyrite.
  • The fluids are forced into a small gap between the rotor and the stator where they experience strong shear forces, which causes the molten bitumen to break into minute particles.
  • Accompanying these threats, the actions indicated were symbolically performed by the exorciser on effigies of the witches made, in this case, of bitumen covered with pitch. The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria
  • If the material is accidentally punctured, it can be repaired quickly using mylar tape and bitumen.
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