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See also: créosote
- A pale yellow oily liquid, containing phenols and similar compounds, obtained by the destructive distillation of wood tar, once used medicinally.
- A similar brown liquid obtained from coal tar used as a wood preservative.
- (uncountable) The creosote bush.
liquid obtained from wood or tar
- To apply creosote.
- As the fence is exposed he will creosote it for protection.