Resin-Impregnated Residue

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Resin-Impregnated Residue

 

(in Russian, osmol or smol’e), the stumps and roots of pine, used in the production of rosin and turpentine (seeTIMBER-CHEMISTRY INDUSTRY). The resin content depends on the amount of time that elapses between felling the tree and removing the stump.

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