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pine tar

[′pīn ‚tär]
(materials)
A viscous black mass obtained as a by-product in the distillation of pine wood; used for roofing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pine tar

A viscous black substance, used in roofing, which is manufactured by distilling pine wood.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(29.) Filip Bondy, The Pine Tar Game: The Kansas City Royals, the New York Yankees, and Baseball's Most Absurd and Entertaining Controversy (New York: Scribner, 2015), 5.
'Pitchers use pine tar, shaving cream and suntan lotion.
Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer went on Twitter earlier this season and intimated that Houston's pitchers were possibly using pine tar to improve the rate of spin on pitches.
"But I guess Nettles thought he saw the pine tar too far up my bat and he told Goose that if I got a big hit in that series, they were going to show the umpires the bat and try to get it overturned.
Michael Pineda, last seen here in April wiping pine tar onto his arm, will pitch for New York.
Perhaps one of his most well-known moments came in 1983 when he upheld Kansas City's protest in the Pine Tar Game against the (http://espn.go.com/mlb/team/_/name/nyy/new-york-yankees) New York Yankees , restoring a ninth-inning home run to Royals slugger George Brett -- also a future Hall of Famer.
Sports Afield, for $75, bought a piece she wrote on repairing fishing poles with pine tar. Then Northwest magazine bought the story her teacher had read aloud in the class.
When Charley brought out his fancy boxed soaps, he was sure of a sale to Mother, whose normal fare was homemade laundry or "Grandpa's Pine Tar" soap.
I remember when we applied pine tar with paint brushes to the tails of the chickens in an attempt to stop pecking and cannibalism.
6) processes wherein the crumb is softened with a plasticizer such as pine tar, and devalcanized by the addition of 0.5% to 2% of mercaptobenzothiazole and an organic acid catalyst.
Maybe he's trying to get an advantage because he's reading the scouting report, but it wasn't pine tar, it wasn't an emery board, it wasn't whatever.
"He didn't like putting pine tar on his bat, and I couldn't hit without pine tar and rosin to hold onto the bat.