wood pitch


noun

the final product of the destructive distillation of wood.
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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.

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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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