bituminous sand or sandstone from which asphalt can be obtained.
a sandstone in which hydrocarbons have been trapped; the lighter compounds evaporate, leaving a residue of asphalt in the rock pores
noun (NZ) 1. the bitumen surface of a road 2. the tarseal, the main highway
tarsectomy tar·sec·to·my (tär-sěk’tə-mē) n. Excision of the tarsus of the foot. Excision of a segment of the tarsus of an eyelid.
noun 1. an ancient country, of uncertain location, mentioned in the Bible. I Kings 10:22. noun (Old Testament) 1. an ancient port, mentioned in I Kings 10:22, situated in Spain or in one of the Phoenician colonies in Sardinia a Sanscrit or Aryan word, meaning “the sea coast.” (1.) One of the “sons” of Javan […]
noun, plural tarsi [tahr-sahy, -see] /ˈtɑr saɪ, -si/ (Show IPA) 1. Anatomy, Zoology. the bones of the proximal segment of the foot; the bones between the tibia and the metatarsus, contributing to the construction of the ankle joint. 2. the small plate of connective tissue along the border of an eyelid. 3. tarsometatarsus. 4. the […]