Asphalt sentence example
Small amounts of asphalt have been sent to the United States.
Copper is mined and extensive deposits of petroleum and asphalt are being exploited.
The main exports were asphalt and calcium carbide.
Asphalt is obtained in Ferghana.
Besides the above, the mineral resources of Mexico include coal, petroleum, asphalt, platinum, graphite, soda and marble.Advertisement
Glass and other sands and gravel ($13,270,032), lime ($11,091,186), phosphate rock ($10,653,558), salt ($7,553,632), natural mineral waters ($7,287,269), sulphur ($6,668,215, almost wholly from Louisiana), slate ($6,316,8 I7), gypsum ($4,138,560), clay ($2,599,986), asphalt ($1,888,881), talc and soapstone ($1,401,222), borax ($975,000, all from California), and pyrite ($857,113) were the next most important products in 1908.
The principal minerals are gold, copper, iron, sulphur, coal, asphalt and petroleum.
Besides salt, the asphalt mining industry may be mentioned.
The most extensive peat-workings are in the valleys of the Somme; asphalt comes from Seyssel (Am) and Puyde-Dme.
There has been some development in the manufacture of agricultural machinery and implements, vehicles, pianos and furniture, and some older industries, such as tanning leather and the manufacture of saddles and harness, the milling of wheat and Indian corn, distilling, soap-making, &c. At Guanta there is a factory for the manufacture of patent fuel from Naricual coal and asphalt.Advertisement
Their knives and saws of flint were mounted in wooden handles and fixed with asphalt.
Besides building materials, such as sandstone, slate, &c., the only mineral to be found within the canton is bituminous shale, the products of which can be used for petroleum and asphalt.
Lignite occurs at many points around Coimbra, Leiria and Santarem; asphalt abounds near Alcobaca; phosphorite, asbestos and sulphur are common south of the Tagus.
A large amount of peat is collected, especially in the south-west of Bohemia, as well as a great quantity of asphalt.
This action is obviously much reduced where the rock sides of the valley rise slowly; but in cases where the rock is very steep, the safest course is to face the facts, and not to depend for water-tightness upon the cementing of the masonry to the rock, but rather to provide a vertical key, or dowel joint, of some material like asphalt, which will always remain water-tight.Advertisement
In the case of the Neuadd dam this difficulty was met by deliberately omitting the mortar in transverse joints at regular intervals near the top of the dam, except just at their faces, where it of course cracks harmlessly, and by filling the rest with asphalt.
Among the manufactures of Wismar are iron, machinery, paper, roofing-felt and asphalt.
Nashville is situated on and between hills and bluffs in an un dulating valley; its streets are paved with brick or granite blocks in the business section and macadamized or paved with asphalt in the residential sections.
The streets are paved mostly with asphalt and brick, though cedar and stone have been much used, and kreodone block to some extent.
The walls and ceilings are finished off with a smooth coating of hard cement and the floors are protected by cement or asphalt, according to the nature of the traffic on them.Advertisement
The yard has an asphalt covering and is sufficiently large to allow drills to be carried out.
The road deck was then surfaced with hand laid mastic asphalt.
Other materials used in the late Jomon period included asphalt and lacquer.
Hot rolled asphalt for roads and other paved areas Hot rolled asphalt for roads and other paved areas.
Recycled asphalt was recycled on site for the capping layer.Advertisement
Wake up to the smell of burnt asphalt as the thrill of illicit street racing permeates the air.
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For example, high trafficked porous asphalt and stone mastic asphalt.
In some cases engineering measures are psychological in effect, red asphalt surfaces, the village gates we have just heard about.
The ground compaction system worked by dropping a triangular weight repeatedly onto the old car park asphalt.
Bitumen Also called asphalt or tar, bitumen is the brown or black viscous residue from the vacuum distillation of crude petroleum.
I had come from a city where a few unnamed trees grew out of asphalt pavements, ignored, unseen.
The porous paving can be materials such as gravel, grasscrete, porous (no fines) concrete blocks or porous asphalt.
Asphalt is taken from several deposits - from Maracaibo, Cumana and Pedernales in the Orinoco delta.
I see my daughter 's face below me, shimmering in heat that rises off the asphalt.
I have murky recollections of asphalt wastes patrolled by fierce, bulky boys smelling of penny chews and unwashed clothes.
They are made to handle different types of terrain, so you won't be confined to asphalt or pavement.
The most common choices for roofing materials are asphalt, wood and slate.
Asphalt shingles are the most expesnsive, but are also the most dependable and long lasting, often coming with a lifetime guarantee.
It includes listings for asphalt shingle, wood shake, tile, metal, natural slate, and flat, foam, and single ply roofing contractors.
Next, wipe up the litter and wash the drive with a suitable cleaner for concrete or asphalt.
Solar shingles are photovoltaic cells that are manufactured to look like traditional asphalt shingles.
The semiconductor is attached to a clear layer of the shingle and can be backed with many types of materials, including material, slate, or even asphalt.
Making Memories has a line of bonded leather scrapbooks available in colors such as chocolate, asphalt, lavender, sky, and red apple.
Concrete and asphalt can harm your dog's feet, and sand puts more stress on joints than grass.
This way, your dog's paws won't get torn up by asphalt or cement and will have a chance to get tougher.
They spend their time in air-conditioned spaces and they walk on carpet, asphalt or concrete.
If you find hard surfacing, asphalt, concrete, or grass growing underneath play equipment, call the owner of the playground.
The new iteration promises more high-speed, big-air asphalt excitement on larger tracks with dazzling views of New York, Tokyo, and more, driving the dreamiest horses from Ferrari, Dodge, and Lamborghini.
Sand, asphalt, and cement pavement can all become dangerously hot surfaces when the weather turns toasty, and walking on them barefoot can actually result in some uncomfortable burns.
They don't take a lot of time or effort to set up, but don't expect to take the lid off the box, put the shoes on your feet, and then instantly take off into the wild blue asphalt yonder.
They take you off the asphalt and onto the unbeaten path.
Even though humans ran for thousands of years without the benefit of running shoes, they didn't run on surfaces as hard as concrete or asphalt.
Walking shoes in general are made to absorb shock from hard surfaces like cement or asphalt, and should be flexible enough to allow the foot to "roll" through the step while walking.
He runs an asphalt business in Nashville and reportedly has only been to one of her concerts.
Realizing she clenched the phone in her hand, she locked the screen and sat staring at the asphalt.
The joists are covered with a waterproof material such as asphalt, lead, zinc or copper, the three last materials being usually laid upon boarding, which stiffens the structure and forms a good surface to fix the weatherproof covering upon.
Cesena and Perticara are well-known localities in this district, the latter yielding crystals coated with asphalt.
They may consist of earth with a retaining wall along the tracks and with the surface gravelled or paved with stone or asphalt, or they may be constructed entirely of timber, or they may be formed of stone slabs supported on longitudinal walls.
Descriptions of the solid forms will be found in the articles on asphalt or asphaltum, albertite, elaterite, gilsonite, hatchettite and ozokerite.
This quarter has been pierced by several straight roads, one of which, crossing the Mahmudiya canal by the Pont Neuf, leads to Gabbari, the most westerly part of the city and an industrial and manufacturing region, possessing asphalt works and oil, rice and paper mills.
Much of the bituminous deposits is on the dividing line between asphalt and coal.
Valuable salt is obtained from the pits at Dolnja Tuzla, and the southern part of Herzegovina yields asphalt and lignite.
Its chief mineral products are coal, nitre, sulphur, alum, soda, saltpetre, gypsum, porcelain-earth, pipe-clay, asphalt, petroleum, marble and ores of gold, silver, mercury, copper, iron, lead, zinc, antimony, cobalt and arsenic. The principal mining regions are Zsepes-Giimor in Upper Hungary, the Kremnitz-Schemnitz district, the Nagybanya district, the Transylvanian deposits and the Banat.
The principal exports were coffee, cacau, divi-divi, rubber, hides and skins, cattle and asphalt.
The only other mineral product is manjak, a species of asphalt, also found in this district and to some extent exported.
Among, the city's manufactures are refined oil, Portland cement, vitrified brick and tile, glass, asphalt, ice, cigars, drilling machinery, and flour.
Salt is also found in large quantities; but mining and quarrying are not practised on a large scale; only lead, lignite and asphalt being worked.
Outside the Indian districts of the eastern and southern outskirts, the streets are paved with asphalt and stone, lighted with electricity and gas, and served with an efficient street railway service.
The implements found in the relic bed under it were axe-heads of stone, with their haftings of stag's horn and wood; a flint saw, set in a handle of fir wood and fastened with asphalt; flint flakes and arrow-heads; harpoons of stag's horn with barbs; awls, needles, chisels, fish-hooks and other implements of bone; a comb of yew wood 5 in.
Gold is found in Chihuahua, Durango, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Sinaloa, Sonora, Vera Cruz, Zacatecas, and to a limited extent in other states; silver in every state and territory except Campeche, Chiapas, Tabasco, Tlaxcala and the Yucatan peninsula; copper in Lower California, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Sonora, Tamaulipas and some other states; mercury chiefly in Guanajuato, Guerrero, San Luis Potosi, Vera Cruz and Zacatecas; tin in Guanajuato; coal, petroleum and asphalt in 20 states, but chiefly in Coahuila, Hidalgo, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Puebla, Sonora, Tabasco, Tamaulipas and Vera Cruz; iron in Durango, Hidalgo, Oaxaca and other states; and lead in Hidalgo, Queretaro and in many of the silver-producing districts.
The Appalachian field (Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, West Virginia and Tennessee) produces oil rich in paraffin, practically free from sulphur and asphalt, and yielding the largest percentage of gasoline and illuminating oils.
The California field produces oil characterized by much asphalt and little or no paraffin, and low in volatile constituents.
The Lima (Ohio)-Indiana, the Illinois, the Mid-Continent (Kansas, Oklahoma and northern Texas) and the Gulf (Texas and Louisiana) fields produce oils containing more or less of sulphur and asphalt between the extremes of the two other fields just mentioned.
The once flourishing cloth and woollen trades have declined, but there are large breweries, roperies, potteries, and, in the neighbourhood, marble, granite, asphalt and lime works.
The name, as has been pointed out above, is derived from the Persian mumiai, meaning pitch or asphalt, which substance occurs frequently in the prescriptions of the Greek and Roman medical writers.
Of the other harbours, Porto Empedocle and Licata share with Catania most of the sulphur export trade, and the other ports of note are Marsala, Trapani, Syracuse (which shares with the roadstead of Mazzarelli the asphalt export trade).
He was wounded and taken prisoner by Antigonus, who pardoned him and appointed him superintendent of the asphalt beds in the Dead Sea.
The corpse was treated with natron and asphalt, and wound in a copious swathing of linen bandage, with a mask of linen and stucco on the face.
Among other mineral products, asphalt is found at Bahrein; coal 30 m.
Catania has a considerable export trade in sulphur, pumice stone, asphalt, oranges and lemons, almonds, filberts, cereals, wine (the total production of wine in the province amounted to 28,600,000 gallons in 1905) and oil.
The minerals found include thick beds of copper at Bembe, and deposits on the M'Brije and the Cuvo and in various places in the southern part of the province; iron at Ociras (on the Lucalla affluent of the Kwanza) and in Bailundo; petroleum and asphalt in Dande and Quinzao; gold in Lombije and Cassinga; and mineral salt in Quissama.
Streets and avenues for the most part are paved with a smooth asphalt pavement, and many of them have two and occasionally four rows of overarching shade trees and private lawns on either side.
Asphalt occurs in the high north rim of Middle Park (c. 10,000 ft.).
The less important thoroughfares are mostly paved with the so-called Vienna paving, granite bricks of medium size, while the principal streets, and especially those upon which the traffic is heavy, have either asphalt or wood paving.
Asphalt, whether a natural product or artificially obtained, as, for example, in some chemical manufactures, is a most useful material if properly employed in connexion with reservoir dams. Under sudden impact it is brittle, and has a conchoidal fracture like glass; but under continued pressure it has the properties of a viscous fluid.
The rate of flow is largely dependent upon the proportion of bitumen it contains, and is of course retarded by mixing it with sand and stone to form what is commonly called asphalt concrete.
Thus they not only penetrate all cavities in an exceedingly intrusive manner, but exert pressures in all directions, which, owing to the density of the asphalt, are more than 40 greater than would be produced by a corresponding depth of water.
Among the less important Spanish minerals are manganese (chiefly in Ciudad Real), antimony, gold, cobalt, sodic sulphate, sulphate of barium (barytes), phosphorite (found in Chceres), alum, sulphur, kaolin, lignite, asphalt, besides a variety of building and ornamental stones.
The chief mineral product is the asphalt of the mines of Seyssel on the eastern frontier, besides which potter's clay, building stone, hydraulic lime and cement are produced in the department.
It possesses unlimited supplies, as yet not greatly exploited, of fine building stones, some oil and asphalt, and related bituminous products, a few precious and semi-precious stones (especially tourmalines, beryls and aquamarines found near Canyon near the Royal Gorge of the Arkansas river), rare opalized and jasperized wood (in the eastern part of the El Paso county), considerable wealth of lead and copper, enormous fields of bituminous coal, and enormous wealth of the precious metals.