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- n. See turpentine.
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- n. turpentine
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a colorless oily hydrocarbon, C10H16, of a pleasant aromatic odor, obtained by the distillation of crude turpentine. It is used in making varnishes, in medicine, etc. It is the type of the terpenes and is related to cymene. Called also terebenthene, terpene, etc.
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- n. volatile liquid distilled from turpentine oleoresin; used as paint thinner and solvent and medicinally
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