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Noun: creosote  'kree-u,sowt
  1. A colourless or yellowish oily liquid obtained by distillation of wood tar; used as an antiseptic
     
  2. A dark oily liquid obtained by distillation of coal tar; used as a preservative for wood
    - coal-tar creosote
Verb: creosote  'kree-u,sowt
  1. Treat with creosote
    "creosoted wood"

Derived forms: creosoted, creosotes, creosoting

Type of: organic compound, process, treat

Encyclopedia: Creosote, Bainbridge Island, Washington