\kˈə͡ʊltə kɹɪˈɒsə͡ʊt], \kˈəʊltə kɹɪˈɒsəʊt], \k_ˈəʊ_l_t_ə k_ɹ_ɪ__ˈɒ_s_əʊ_t]\
Definitions of COALTAR CREOSOTE
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That portion of the heavy oil of coal tar which distills between 165 and 200 C. It resembles c. in appearance, and is often substituted for it. It differs from c. in containing carbolic acid. It also contains cresol, xylenol, and other substances of the aromatic group.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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