HyperDic: camphor

English > 1 sense of the word camphor:
NOUNsubstancecamphora resin obtained from the camphor tree
English > camphor: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA resin obtained from the camphor tree; used in making celluloid and liniment.
Broadernatural resinA plant exudate
Substance ofcelluloidHighly flammable substance made from cellulose nitrate and camphor
mothball, camphor ballA small sphere of camphor or naphthalene used to keep moths away from stored clothing
Adjectivescamphoraceousbeing or having the properties of camphor
camphoricrelating to or derived from or containing camphor
Verbscamphoratetreat with camphor

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