Asphalt

A dark-brown-to-black cement-like material containing bitumen as the predominant constituent. It is obtained by petroleum processing. The definition includes crude asphalt as well as the following finished products: cements, fluxes, the asphalt content of emulsions (exclusive of water), and petroleum distillates blended with asp...

Asphalt

A natural or artificial mixture in which bitumen is intimately associated with a substantial proportion of solid mineral matter. (N.B. In the United States of America the term 'asphalt' denotes what in this country is termed 'bitumen'.)

Asphalt

is a mixture of bitumen and mineral matter, which may be natural or manufactured.

Asphalt

1. A mixture of bitumen and mineral aggregate as prepared for the construction of roads or in other paving uses.
2. United States citizens refer to Asphalt as the product that is known as bitumen in the rest of the world.

Asphalt

(Macadam, Asphaltic Concrete) Petroleum-based flexible surface material that provides a smoothly paved surface suitable for bicycles and in-line skates. It is preferred in urban areas where trails are often used for commuting to and from work or school.
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asphalt

A dark bituminous substance found in natural beds. Residue from petroleum distillation.
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asphalt

[adj] - covered with paving material 2. [n] - mixed asphalt and crushed gravel or sand 3. [n] - a dark bituminous substance found in natural beds and as residue from petroleum distillation
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Asphalt

A black sticky semi-solid material mainly bitumen with minerals, occurs naturally, but made artificially and used in the construction of roads and buildings.
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asphalt

With the advent of European specifications there will be some new definitions. The most important of these is the use of the term ASPHALT as a generic description of all types of bituminous mixtures, i.e. both coated macadam and rolled asphalt. All of the European Standards will refer to asphalt in those instances when British Standards would refer...
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Asphalt

A dark brown to black highly viscous hydrocarbon produced from the residue left after the distillation of petroleum. Asphalt is used on roofs and highways as a waterproofing agent.
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Asphalt

Traditionally a material made by mixing natural pitch with fine aggregate, and used for surfacing and waterproofing. In buildings, sometimes used to cover flat or low-pitched roofs. It is a durable finish, if properly cared for, but can crack, allowing water to penetrate it. Modern asphalt is usually made from the residues of petroleum refining.
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Asphalt

As'phalt transitive verb To cover with asphalt; as, to asphalt a roof; asphalted streets.
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asphalt

verb cover with tar or asphalt; `asphalt the driveway`
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asphalt

noun a dark bituminous substance found in natural beds and as residue from petroleum distillation; consists mainly of hydrocarbons
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Asphalt

• (v. t.) To cover with asphalt; as, to asphalt a roof; asphalted streets. • (n.) Alt. of Asphaltum
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asphalt

black or brown petroleum-like material that has a consistency varying from viscous liquid to glassy solid. It is obtained either as a residue from ... [9 related articles]
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Asphalt

sticky, black and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid that is present in most crude petroleums and in some natural deposits.
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Asphalt

1. A mixture of bitumen and mineral aggregate as prepared for the construction of roads or in other paving uses.
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asphalt

A dark brown to black, highly viscous, hydrocarbon produced from the residue left after the distillation of petroleum. Asphalt is used on roofs and highways as a waterproofing agent.
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Asphalt

A bituminous waterproofing agent applied to roofing materials during manufacturing.  Asphalt plastic roofing cement: An asphalt-based cement used to bond roofing materials. Also known as flashing cement or mastic; should conform to ASTM D-4586.
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Asphalt

(R Asfalt) Black petroleum residue, which can be anywhere from solid to semisolid at room temperature. When heated to the temperature of boiling water, it becomes pourable. It is used in roofing materials, surfacing roads, in lining the walls of water-retaining structures such as reservoirs and swimming pools, and in manufacturing floor tiles. Asph...
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asphalt

A tough black material used in road paving, roofing, and canal and reservoir lining. Now obtained mainly from petroleum refining residues (although natural deposits are still worked), it consists mainly of heavy hydrocarbons.
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asphalt

asphalt (ăs'fôlt, –fălt) , brownish-black substance used commonly in road making, roofing, and waterproofing. Chemically, it is a natural mixture of hydrocarbons. It varies in consistency from a solid to a semisolid, has great tenacity, melts when heated, and when ignited...
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Asphalt

Asphalt is a material used for road coverings.
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Asphalt

Asphalt or Asphaltum is the most common variety of bitumen. It is also called mineral pitch. Asphalt is a compact, glossy, brittle, black or brown mineral, which breaks with a polished fracture, melts easily with a strong pitchy odour when heated, and when pure burns without leaving any ashes. It is found in the earth in many parts of Asia, Europe,...
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