asphalt-base

adjective

: containing relatively large amounts of asphalt-forming substances : yielding asphaltic residues on refining
used especially of crude petroleum
compare naphthene-base, paraffin-base

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“Asphalt-base.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/asphalt-base. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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