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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various naturally occurring impure mixtures of hydrocarbons.

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  • The top surface of roads is normally bitumen based with chippings rolled in.
  • In what you might call a giant washing machine, agitation and heat begin to separate the bitumen from the sand.
  • At the Athabasca Oil Sands Project, where bitumen is surface-mined, the ore is broken up and mixed with warm water to form a slurry.
  • The material is bitumen, which is about the same as asphalt. for more
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