verb (used with object), tur·pen·tined, tur·pen·tin·ing.
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Origin of turpentine
OTHER WORDS FROM turpentinetur·pen·tin·ic [tur-puhn-tin-ik], /ˌtɜr pənˈtɪn ɪk/, tur·pen·tin·ous [tur-puhn-tin-uhs, ‐tahy-nuhs], /ˌtɜr pənˈtɪn əs, ‐ˈtaɪ nəs/, tur·pen·tin·y [tur-puhn-tahy-nee], /ˈtɜr pənˌtaɪ ni/, adjectiveun·tur·pen·tined, adjective
Words nearby turpentine
Example sentences from the Web for turpentine
What remains of turpentine after the oil has been distilled.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
Apply it warm with a turpentine brush—two or three coats, to cover the cracks or pores left by the brush.Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million|Sarah Josepha Hale
If washing does not remove them, use chloric ether, or new spirits of turpentine.The Young Housekeeper's Friend|Mrs. (Mary Hooker) Cornelius
It is therefore isomeric with the hydrocarbon of caoutchouc and with that of oil of turpentine.
I wuz a man grown pulling boxes, (turpentine boxes) when the shake wuz.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration