Definition of Bituminoid

1. Adjective. Like bitumen.

Exact synonyms: Bitumenoid
Partainyms: Bitumen, Bitumen



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bituminoid

bituminate
bituminated
bituminates
bituminating
bituminiferous
bituminise
bituminised
bituminises
bituminising
bituminization
bituminizations
bituminize
bituminized
bituminizes
bituminizing
bituminoid (current term)
bituminous
bituminous coal
bituminous sand
bituminous sands
bituminouses
bitwise
bityite
bitzer
biuncinate
biundulant meningoencephalitis
biunique
biuniqueness
biuniquenesses
biuret

Literary usage of Bituminoid

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1897)
"In the field, too, the large quantity of bituminoid matter present causes this ... By the great majority of geologists the source of the bituminoid has ..."

2. Recreative Science: A Record and Remembrancer of Intellectual Observation (1860)
"The bituminoid or resinous matter found in the real coal, which lies in its neighbourhood, probably flowed out, mixed itself with, and solidified in the ..."

3. Proceedings by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1904)
"121; "On the bituminoid Cement of the Caithness Flagstone," Proc. Hoy. Phys. Soc., vol. xiii. p. ..."

4. Coal: Its History and Uses by Alexander Henry Green, Alfred Marshall, Sir Arthur William Rücker, Louis Compton Miall (1878)
"It differs very widely from the adjoining bituminoid portions in ultimate composition, proportion of volatile matter, and amount and nature of ash, ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1904)
"121; "On the bituminoid Cement of the Caithness Flagstone," Proc. Soy. Phys. Soc., vol. xiii. p. ..."

6. Monthly Journal of Medical Science (1854)
"2d, That the yellow masses which by some have been considered to be cells, are homogeneous masses of a bituminoid or resinoid material, ..."

7. Historical Sketch of Geological Explorations in Pennsylvania and Other States by J. Peter Lesley (1879)
"... and it differs very much in composition from the adjoining bituminoid portions of the coal, the proportion of volatile matter being much less. ..."

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