The musk deer may now be saved from extinction since we can make tri-nitro-butyl-xylene from coal tar.
Attention has been called to the complex nature of coal tar.
I dashed the broom into his mouth, and bobbed my head immediately under the coal tar.
coal tar dyes are used in the production of green and purple straws.
Kreolin, a preparation made from coal tar, is a germicide without irritant or toxic effects.
But you must not imagine that all that comes out of coal tar is contained in it.
coal tar, for many years, was the waste product of gas making.
Some of the chemical colorings are derivatives of coal tar, just as are the coal-tar flavorings.
Covering wounds: The importance of immediately covering all wounds with coal tar cannot be overstated.
For the coke and each of its by-products, coal tar and coal gas, are commercial necessities of life.
coal tar n.
A viscous black liquid containing numerous organic compounds that is obtained by the destructive distillation of coal and that has many uses including as raw material for many dyes, drugs, and paints.
|coal tar |
A thick, sticky, black liquid obtained through the destructive distillation (heating in the absence of air) of coal. It is used as a source of many organic compounds, such as benzene, naphthalene, and phenols, which are used in dyes, drugs, and other compounds.