HyperDic: coal_tar

English > 1 sense of the expression coal tar:
NOUNsubstancecoal tara tar formed from distillation of bituminous coal
English > coal tar: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA tar formed from distillation of bituminous coal; coal tar can be further distilled to give various aromatic compounds.
Broaderpitch, tarAny of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue
SubstancesnaphthaleneA white crystalline strong-smelling hydrocarbon made from coal tar or petroleum and used in organic synthesis and as a fumigant in mothballs
Spanishalquitrán de hulla, alquitrán mineral
Catalanquitrà mineral

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