another name for asphalt
noun, (usually used with a plural verb) 1. a volatile distillation product of petroleum, used as a thinner for paints and varnishes. Compare (def 1). noun a refined distillate of petroleum used as a paint thinner; also called white spirits
noun 1. a spring of water that contains a significant amount of dissolved minerals. noun 1. a spring of water that contains a high proportion of dissolved mineral salts
noun 1. bitumen of the consistency of tar; maltha. noun 1. a natural black viscous tar intermediate in properties between petroleum and asphalt Also called maltha
noun 1. water containing dissolved mineral salts or gases, especially such water considered healthful to drink. 2. mineral waters, British. noun 1. water containing dissolved mineral salts or gases, usually having medicinal properties mineral water n. Naturally occurring or prepared water that contains dissolved mineral salts, elements, or gases, and is often used therapeutically.