asphaltum [as fal′təm]

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  • Asphaltum — Asphalt As phalt, Asphaltum As*phal tum, n. [Gr. ?, of eastern origin: cf. F. asphalte.] 1. Mineral pitch, Jews pitch, or compact native bitumen. It is brittle, of a black or brown color and high luster on a surface of fracture; it melts and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • asphaltum —    In etching, a liquid that is used on plate as a soft ground, and on the backs of plates to protect them from the mordant. In lithography, asphaltum is used to chemically process the drawing. Also, an old color which was found to be destructive …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • Asphaltum, Indiana — Infobox Settlement official name = Asphaltum settlement type = Town motto = imagesize = image caption = mapsize = map caption = mapsize1 = map caption1 = image dot dot mapsize = dot map caption = dot x = dot y = pushpin pushpin label position =… …   Wikipedia

  • asphaltum oil — gudronas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Naftos vakuuminio distiliavimo likutis. atitikmenys: angl. asphaltum oil; goudron; oil tar rus. гудрон …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • asphaltum — noun see asphalt I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • asphaltum — /as fawl teuhm/ or, esp. Brit., / fal /, n. asphalt. [ < NL < Gk ásphalton ASPHALT] * * * …   Universalium

  • asphaltum — n. asphalt, black tar like substance used for paving and roofing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • asphaltum — n. See asphalt …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • asphaltum — variant of asphalt * * * /as fawl teuhm/ or, esp. Brit., / fal /, n. asphalt. [ < NL < Gk ásphalton ASPHALT] …   Useful english dictionary

  • mineral pitch — Asphaltum, native bitumen, Jew s pitch …   New dictionary of synonyms

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