Definition of bituminize in English:

bituminize

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Convert into, impregnate with, or cover with bitumen.

    • ‘They will also bituminise the community's main road to reduce the risk of dust-borne health hazards.’
    • ‘That layer was, by the time of the events with which I am concerned, if not from the outset, covered in bituminised felt.’
    • ‘With the road to Cape Tribulation now bituminised, settlement of the privately owned allotments within the Daintree is escalating.’
    • ‘The hydrocarbon migration history of the basin has important implications for understanding the textural relationship between gold, bituminized oil and uraninite in the giant gold-uranium-pyrite ore deposits.’
    • ‘The sealing would have completed ongoing works to create a bituminised road along the coast from Dongara to Lancelin.’

Pronunciation:

bituminize

/bəˈt(y)o͞omənˌīz//bīˈt(y)o͞omənˌīz/