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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.’
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