Bituminous in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Bituminous

Of or pertaining to bitumen. | (uncountable) Bituminous coal. | (countable) A type or grade of bituminous coal.

Short Example Sentences for Bituminous

  • 1. I do seven-tenths of the bituminous coal mining. 🔊
  • 2. Large quantities of bituminous coal and building stone are in the vicinity. 🔊
  • 3. Next came the use of bituminous coal, urged with a blast of cold air. 🔊

How to use Bituminous in Sentences?

  • 1. With this amount the following work was completed: 2.5 miles of bituminous paving. 🔊
  • 2. These limestone cliffs exude much bitumen, and there is a so-called bituminous spring. 🔊
  • 3. The economical combustion of bituminous coal, however, engaged considerable attention. 🔊
  • 4. Soft or bituminous coals contain considerable organic matter besides carbon and mineral substances. 🔊
  • 5. Vast beds of the finest bituminous and anthracite coal exist in rich profusion in its inexhaustible coal-fields. 🔊
  • 6. It is found disseminated in the limestone, just as bituminous matter is found in unaltered rocks of this kind. 🔊
  • 7. This contract called for a 16-foot bituminous pavement on a crushed rock base and with two-foot macadam shoulders. 🔊
  • 8. All the locomotives of the system herewith presented are adapted to the consumption of wood, coke, or bituminous or anthracite coal as fuel. 🔊
  • 9. The use of coal, both bituminous and anthracite, as a fuel for locomotives, had by this time become a practical success. 🔊
  • 10. All forms of bituminous pavements, whether manufactured from natural or artificial asphalt, are, in fact, artificial stone pavements. 🔊
  • 11. The combinations to restrict competition among bituminous coal producers have been of a very different sort from those in force among the anthracite producers. 🔊
  • 12. In 1918 the average number of days worked by each miner in the bituminous fields was greater by twelve than that of 1917, and by twenty-five than that of 1916. 🔊
  • 13. One can easily imagine that heat was thus a factor in the formation of what is known as anthracite coal, so much less gaseous than the bituminous kinds. 🔊
  • 14. If we should examine a piece of ordinary bituminous coal we should find that there are lines of cleavage in it parallel to each other, and that it is an easy matter to separate the lump on these lines. 🔊
  • 15. Philosophers tell us that bituminous coal becomes anthracite by the conversion of its bitumen and sulphur into this gas, and that water acts a necessary part in the process. 🔊
  • 16. Still it is not impossible that some of the beds which are now graphitic gneisses may originally have been similar to the bituminous shales, coals, or under-clays of the coal formation. 🔊
  • 17. The strata of bituminous coal extend along the base of most of them; all these singularly-formed rocks have, doubtless, been elevated by the action of subterraneous fire. 🔊
  • 18. The manufacture of wrought iron, by means of bituminous coal, is executed at three successive processes, and is facilitated by very great improvements in the machinery. 🔊
  • 19. A railroad asphalt paving plant was purchased but not used during the 1918 season, since no bituminous pavements were constructed, under new contracts, in that period. 🔊
  • 20. I am the chief guardian of yon bituminous prison, within whose murky depths lie groaning all of fairy kind, who have by their imprudence forfeited their brilliant station. 🔊