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turpentine

tur·pen·tine

turpentine

 
pronunciation:
tuhr pihn taIn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sticky mixture of oil and resin derived from certain pines and other related trees.
definition 2: a thin oil produced by distillation from this mixture, used esp. as a paint thinner and solvent.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: turpentined, turpentines, turpentining
definition 1: to thin, dissolve, or otherwise treat with turpentine.
definition 2: to extract turpentine from (trees).
derivations: turpentinic (adj.), turpentinous (adj.)
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