from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A reddish-brown wood distillate containing acetic acid, methyl alcohol, acetone, and a tarry residue. Also called wood vinegar.
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- n. A dark liquid, produced by the destructive distillation of wood, containing acetic acid, methanol, oils and tars; once used as a commercial source of acetic acid.
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- n. a red-brown liquid formed in distillation of wood which contains acetic acid, methanol, acetone, wood oils, and tars
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