Pronunciation of Creosote  


English Meaning

Wood-tar oil; an oily antiseptic liquid, of a burning smoky taste, colorless when pure, but usually colored yellow or brown by impurity or exposure. It is a complex mixture of various phenols and their ethers, and is obtained by the distillation of wood tar, especially that of beechwood.

  1. A colorless to yellowish oily liquid containing phenols and creosols, obtained by the destructive distillation of wood tar, especially from the wood of a beech, and formerly used as an expectorant in treating chronic bronchitis.
  2. A yellowish to greenish-brown oily liquid containing phenols and creosols, obtained from coal tar and used as a wood preservative and disinfectant. It can cause severe neurological disturbances if inhaled in strong concentrations.
  3. To treat or paint with creosote.

Malayalam Meaning

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× ശവദാഹം - Shavadhaaham | Shavadhaham
× തടി കേടുകൂടാതെ സൂക്ഷിക്കുന്നതിനുപയോഗിക്കുന്ന ലേപനം - Thadi Kedukoodaathe Sookshikkunnathinupayogikkunna Lepanam | Thadi Kedukoodathe Sookshikkunnathinupayogikkunna Lepanam
× ദഹനം - Dhahanam


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