Term of the Road Dictionary

bitumen

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Roads Materials Binders
  • Definition : Very viscous or nearly solid, virtually involatile, adhesive and waterproofing organic material derived from crude petroleum or present in natural asphalt, which is completely or nearly completely soluble in toluene [CEN].
  • Synonyms : asphalt (US)

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