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  • n. The process of bituminizing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The process of bituminizing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The transformation of organic matters into bitumen, as the conversion of wood by natural processes into several varieties of coal. Also spelled bituminisation.


Compare French bituminisation. (Wiktionary)


  • Its varieties depend on the perfection to which the peculiar change called bituminization has been carried, and also, as shown in the table below, on the degree to which the volatile substances and water have escaped, and on the per cent of carbon remaining.

    The Elements of Geology


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