bituminization

bituminize

[bahy-too-muh-nahyz, -tyoo-, bi-]
verb (used with object), bituminized, bituminizing.
to convert into or treat with bitumen.
Also, especially British, bituminise.


Origin:
1745–55; < Latin bitūmin- (stem of bitūmen) bitumen + -ize

bituminization, noun
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bituminize or bituminise (bɪˈtjuːmɪˌnaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to treat with or convert into bitumen
 
bituminise or bituminise
 
vb
 
bitumini'zation or bituminise
 
n
 
bitumini'sation or bituminise
 
n

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