Asphalt vs Maltene - What's the difference?

asphalt | maltene |


As nouns the difference between asphalt and maltene

is that asphalt is a sticky, black and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid, composed almost entirely of bitumen, that is present in most crude petroleums and in some natural deposits while maltene is the oily, resinous component of asphalt that remains when the asphaltenes are removed.

As a verb asphalt

is to pave with asphalt.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

asphalt

English

Alternative forms

* asphalte

Noun

(en noun)
  • A sticky, black and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid, composed almost entirely of bitumen, that is present in most crude petroleums and in some natural deposits.
  • asphalt concrete, a hard ground covering used for roads and walkways.
  • Derived terms

    * air-blown asphalt * asphalt jungle * asphalt shingle * asphalt emulsion

    See also

    * tarmac

    Verb

  • To pave with asphalt.
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    maltene

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) The oily, resinous component of asphalt that remains when the asphaltenes are removed.
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