wood pitch

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noun

the final product of the destructive distillation of wood.

Nearby words

  1. wood nymph,
  2. wood opal,
  3. wood owl,
  4. wood pewee,
  5. wood pigeon,
  6. wood preservative,
  7. wood pulp,
  8. wood pussy,
  9. wood rabbit,
  10. wood rat

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Examples from the Web for wood pitch

  • Outside the circle, a pile of brush burned with much crackling of wood-pitch.

    Big Stupe|Charles V. De Vet


British Dictionary definitions for wood pitch

wood pitch

noun

the dark viscid residue left after the distillation of wood tar: used as a binder in briquettes
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