bituminous emulsion

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  • A suspension of any globules of a bituminous substance in water or an aqueous solution.
  • An invert emulsion of the above, i.e., a suspension of tiny globules of water or an aqueous solution in a liquid bituminous substance. This type of bituminous emulsion is applied to surfaces to provide a weatherproof coating. See also emulsified asphalt.
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