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 (bĭ-to͞o′mə-nīz′, -tyo͞o′-, bī-)
tr.v. bi·tu·mi·nized, bi·tu·mi·niz·ing, bi·tu·mi·niz·es
To treat with bitumen.

bi·tu′mi·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Because of compaction and bituminization process in actual geological conditions, the organoporosity calculated under ideal conditions should be corrected.
Construction has begun on the Main Destruction Building, the Bituminization Building, the Administration Building, and the Material Storage Building.
In the presence of high-pressurized solvents or gases the temperature can be lowered in the range from 350 (beginning of kukersite kerogen bituminization) to 450[degrees]C (thermobitumen decomposition).