Synonyms Of creosoter

Definition Of creosoter


a dark brown oil distilled from coal tar and used as a wood preservative. It contains a number of phenols, cresols, and other organic compounds.

The common wood preservatives are creosote , penta-chlorophenol in oil, and copper and sodium napthanates.

treat (wood) with creosote.

One time her neighbour caught her creosoting her garden fence at five am in the morning.

Example Of creosoter

  • Agnes was leaning over the creosoted garden-gate, and behind her there stood a young man who had the figure of a Greek athlete and the face of an English one.

  • An original child's rocker is also kept here, which has been in the family for over 150 years, and is dosed with creosote in an effort to preserve the wood.

  • Avoid using wood treated with creosote or penta, as the vapors can injure some plants.

  • ‘I'm going home to creosote the fence,’ replied Shearer.

  • Common aromatic compounds other than benzene include toluene, naphthalene, and anthracene, all of which are present in coal tar or creosote .

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