Ponds, wetlands, groundwater and soil in and around the site were contaminated through the years with chemicals found in creosote.
Gray day was dawning when they crossed the creosote Flats and were seen by a sheep-herder at a distance.
And we was loaded with cement and creosote, and the creosote got loose.
creosote will keep them off, but the remedy is as bad as the disease.
creosote can be procured in large or small quantities from a number of concerns.
For the determination and separation of the various constituents of creosote see F. Tiemann, Ber.
creosote and essential and fixed oils also dissolve strychnine.
The sapwood of white oak may be impregnated with creosote with comparative ease, while the heartwood is practically impenetrable.
The lower stratum alone is adapted to the preparation of creosote.
The ointment of creosote is said to be effectual, even when the ulcer exhibits a fungous character, or proud flesh is present.
1835, from German Kreosot, coined 1832 by its discoverer, German-born natural philosopher Carl Ludwig, Baron Reichenbach (1788-1869), from Greek kreo-, comb. form of kreas "flesh" (see raw) + soter "preserver," from soizein "save, preserve." So called because it was used as an antiseptic.