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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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III) BITUMINOUS: It is called soft coal and has powerful burning capacity and iv) Anthracite: It is the hardest coal and gives up a great amount of heat when it burns.
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.
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Apply a 1/32- to 1/8-in thick coating of epoxy or bituminous to the box.
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The accord is effective for 1 year or until the union settles on a new agreement with the Bituminous Coal Operators Association.
The scope of the subject of the contract: 1) repairs of bituminous surfaces, concrete, stone roads and pavements made: a) hot bituminous mineral mixes, b) hot bituminous mineral mixes from the recycler, c) asphalt mixes without cutting edges, without sprinkling , with mechanical compaction - plugging of cavities in hot or cold technology, d) mineral-bituminous mixtures in patcher technology, and associated works: e) regulation
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