Historical Examples

The conductors having been drawn in, a preparation of asphaltum and linseed oil was forced into the piping to serve as insulation.
The Wonder Book of Knowledge Various

The paving, or repaving, of all the streets with the best quality of asphaltum.
Industrial Cuba Robert P. Porter

Clean the case thoroughly and give it a coat of asphaltum paint.
The Automobile Storage Battery O. A. Witte

Most of Hilton’s works are falling to decay through the use of asphaltum.
English Painters Harry John Wilmot-Buxton

In building the bench shown in Figure 66, give each part a coat of asphaltum paint before assembling.
The Automobile Storage Battery O. A. Witte

Below, the floors are of asphaltum; above, of flags or slates.
A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I Various

The demijohn in which she carried water was made out of rushes and stopped with asphaltum.
A Truthful Woman in Southern California Kate Sanborn

I found, in examining the mineralogy of the coast, masses of detached limestone, containing fissures filled with asphaltum.
Summary Narrative of an Exploratory Expedition to the Sources of the Mississippi River, in 1820 Henry Rowe Schoolcraft

If the battery has a roof of sheet iron placed above it, this roof should also be kept clean, dry and coated with asphaltum paint.
The Automobile Storage Battery O. A. Witte

Asphalt, or asphaltum, the most common variety of bitumen; also called mineral pitch.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2 Various

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