BITUMEN MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Bitumen Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) By extension, any one of the natural hydrocarbons, including the hard, solid, brittle varieties called asphalt, the semisolid maltha and mineral tars, the oily petroleums, and even the light, volatile naphthas.
  2. (n.) Mineral pitch; a black, tarry substance, burning with a bright flame; Jews pitch. It occurs as an abundant natural product in many places, as on the shores of the Dead and Caspian Seas. It is used in cements, in the construction of pavements, etc. See Asphalt.


• Bitumen process Definition & Synonyms

  1. () Any process in which advantage is taken of the fact that prepared bitumen is rendered insoluble by exposure to light, as in photolithography.


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