Pine Oil


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pine oil

[′pīn ‚ȯil]
(materials)
Any of a group of volatile essential oils with pinaceous aromas distilled from cones, needles, or stumps of various pine or other conifer species; used as solvents, emulsifying agents, wetting agents, deodorants, germicides, and sources of chemicals.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Pine Oil

 

an essential oil obtained from branches of the Scotch pine (Pinus silvestris L.) by steam distillation. Pine oil, a yellowgreen liquid with the scent of pine needles, has a density of 0.880–0.920 g/cm3 (at 20°C). It is insoluble in water but soluble (1:5) in 90 percent ethanol. Pine oil mainly contains terpenes (up to 50 percent piñenes) and bornyl acetate. It is used to scent soap, pine extracts for baths, deodorants, and various other household products.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

pine oil

A strong, high-boiling-point solvent obtained from the resin of pine trees; used in paint to provide good flow properties in application.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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