Meaning of UINTAITE in English

UINTAITE

/yooh in"teuh uyt'/ , n.

an extremely pure asphalt particularly valuable for the manufacture of paints and varnishes.

Also, uintahite . Also called gilsonite .

[ 1885-90; named after the UINTA MOUNTAINS; see -ITE 1 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .