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bituminize

[bahy-too-muh-nahyz, -tyoo-, bi-] /baɪˈtu məˌnaɪz, -ˈtyu-, bɪ-/
verb (used with object), bituminized, bituminizing.
1.
to convert into or treat with bitumen.
Also, especially British, bituminise.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; < Latin bitūmin- (stem of bitūmen) bitumen + -ize
Related forms
bituminization, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bituminize

bituminize

/bɪˈtjuːmɪˌnaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to treat with or convert into bitumen
Derived Forms
bituminization, bituminisation, noun
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