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English → English (gcide) Definition: Bituminous shale Shale \Shale\, n. [AS. scealy, scalu. See Scalme, and cf. Shell.] 1. A shell or husk; a cod or pod. “The green shales of a bean.” --Chapman. [1913 Webster] 2. [G. shale.] (Geol.) A fine-grained sedimentary rock of a thin, laminated, and often friable, structure. [1913 Webster] Bituminous shale. See under Bituminous. [1913 Webster] Bituminous \Bi*tu"mi*nous\, a. [L. bituminosus: cf. F. bitumineux.] Having the qualities of bitumen; compounded with bitumen; containing bitumen. [1913 Webster] Near that bituminous lake where Sodom flamed. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Bituminous coal, a kind of coal which yields, when heated, a considerable amount of volatile bituminous matter. It burns with a yellow smoky flame. Bituminous limestone, a mineral of a brown or black color, emitting an unpleasant smell when rubbed. That of Dalmatia is so charged with bitumen that it may be cut like soap. Bituminous shale, an argillaceous shale impregnated with bitumen, often accompanying coal. [1913 Webster]


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