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bituminous

[bī′tü·mə·nəs]
(materials)
Containing much organic, or at least carbonaceous, matter, mostly in the form of tarry hydrocarbons which are usually described as bitumen.
Similar to bitumen.
Giving off volatile bituminous substances on heating, as in bituminous coal.
(mineralogy)
Of a mineral, having the odor of bitumen.
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So the Canadians are furious and will no doubt step up the pressure to delay the entry into force of this measure until bituminous sands are placed on an equal footing with other fuels.
The same cannot be said of bituminous coal regions, particularly Appalachia, which has struggled to keep operating expenses down due to a host of challenges, including increased regulatory costs, continued depletion of high-quality reserves and rising labor costs.
Apply a 1/32- to 1/8-in thick coating of epoxy or bituminous to the box.
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Bituminous felt roofs have been around for a long time.
The accord is effective for 1 year or until the union settles on a new agreement with the Bituminous Coal Operators Association.
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2018 - remove 1 581 m 2 flat roof sealant - remove 588 m of sheet metal - remove the 359 m gutter - remove the 310 m downpipe - 202 m 2 bituminous roofing with roof insulation - 1 473 m 2 bituminous roof waterproofing with load insulation - 450 m roof edge termination with zinc plate - 379 m roof gutter half and zinc plate - 343 m of the upper end of the etics ba 12: 24.