turpentine
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈtɜː.pən.ˌtaɪn/
Noun

turpentine

  1. A volatile essential oil obtained from the wood of pine trees by steam distillation; it is a complex mixture of monoterpenes; it is used as a solvent and paint thinner.
Synonyms Related terms Translations Verb

turpentine (turpentines, present participle turpentining; past and past participle turpentined)

  1. (transitive) To drain resin from (a tree) for use in making turpentine.



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