Meaning of creosol


Pronunciation: (krē'u-sôl", -sol"), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a colorless oily liquid, CHO, having an agreeable odor and a burning taste, obtained from wood tar and guaiacum resin: used as a disinfectant, in the manufacture of resins, and in ore flotation.
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