Creosol Cre"o*sol (kr[=e]"[-o]*s[=o]l), n. [Creosote + phenol.] (Chem.) A colorless liquid resembling phenol or carbolic acid, homologous with pyrocatechin, and obtained from beechwood tar and gum guaiacum. [Written also {creasol}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • creosol — Líquido oleoso que es uno de los constituyentes activos (fenol) de la creosota. No debe confundirse con el cresol. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • créosol — [kʀeozɔl] n. m. ÉTYM. 1866; de créos(ote), et lat. ol(eum) « huile ». ❖ ♦ Chim., techn. Huile de la créosote de hêtre …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • creosol — [krē′ə sôl΄, krē′əsōl΄] n. [< CREOSOTE + OL1] a colorless, pungent, oily liquid, CH3OC6H3 (CH3)OH, obtained from beechwood tar and the resin guaiac: it is used as an antiseptic and is an active part of creosote …   English World dictionary

  • Creosol — Not to be confused with cresol. Creosol IUPAC name …   Wikipedia

  • creosol — kreozolis statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₃O(HO)C₆H₃CH₃ atitikmenys: angl. creosol rus. креозол ryšiai: sinonimas – 4 metil 2 metoksifenolis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • creosol — /kree euh sawl , sol /, n. Chem. a colorless oily liquid, C8H10O2, 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. [1860 65;… …   Universalium

  • creosol — noun The methoxy phenol 2 methoxy 4 methylphenol that is a constituent of creosote …   Wiktionary

  • creosol — A slightly yellowish aromatic liquid distilled from guaiac or from beechwood tar; a constituent of creosote. Cf.:cresol. * * * cre·o·sol (kreґo sol) [creosote + L. oleum oil] a colorless oily liquid; one of the active constituents of creosote …   Medical dictionary

  • creosol — n. fragrant oily liquid (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • creosol — [ kri:əsɒl] noun Chemistry a colourless liquid which is the chief constituent of wood tar creosote. Origin C19: from creosote + ol …   English new terms dictionary

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