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- n. A fraction of coal tar containing cresols.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The trade-name of two different commercial products: Pearson's creolin, a mixture of coal-tar hydrocarbons (and probably phenols) with resin soap;
- n. Artmann's creolin, a mixture of coal-tar hydrocarbons with cresol-sulphonic acid. They are used as antiseptic washes.
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