creosote


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Synonyms for creosote

a colorless or yellowish oily liquid obtained by distillation of wood tar

a dark oily liquid obtained by distillation of coal tar

treat with creosote

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The objective of the treatments is to improve plant species diversity, which will benefit wildlife, rangeland and watershed health by reducing the density of creosote bush and juniper, and result in an increase of native grasses, forbs and other herbaceous vegetation.
There, wooden utility poles were impregnated with preservatives like creosote and later pentachlorophenol, both of which were later found to have carcinogenic properties.
The Less Than Perfect Legend of Donna Creosote, published by Hebden Bridge-based independent Bluemoose Books, is billed as a modern fairy tale "where the mundane becomes fantastical and the everyday ethereal, but where living happily ever after is often easier read than done".
One of these plots, established in 1964 within the Flarrison Experimental Forest in Mississippi, includes posts pressure treated with creosote, pentachlorophenol, chromated copper arsenate (CCA), and ammoniacal copper arsenate (ACA).
Some environmentalists are concerned that, over time, creosote from these poles leaks into the surrounding ground, polluting the environment.
While I do sweep out the ash from my chimney annually and check for creosote, I do not have any accumulation of creosote in my chimney.
The excess creosote and other wastes were discharged into an unlined pit, referred to by the EPA as the "former lagoon.
Mostyn forester Philip Davies said the estate's Scots Pine posts had been air-dried for up to 18 months before being boiled in vats of creosote.
From the big headliners of DARWIN DEEZ, EDWYN COLLINS, HOUSE OF LOVE, GAZ COOMBES and KING CREOSOTE to the lesser know hidden gems, there will be an abundance of treats for the ears in Baldersby Park, Topcliffe, North Yorkshire.
Would a fence colour cover creosote and can you recommend a brand and any tips?
The scientists have managed to crystallize the activase protein from the creosote bush, which is a shrub that's abundant in the Arizona desert.
Now, he's working alongside King Creosote, 43, aka Kenny Anderson.
A decision adopted on 26 July in the framework of the regulatory committee amends the directive on the placing of biocides on the market(1), adding creosote to annex I of this directive that lists the active substances requiring authorisation for use in biocides.
A decision adopted on 26 July in the framework of the regulatory committee amends the directive on the placing of biocides on the market (1), adding creosote to annex I of this directive that lists the active substances requiring authorisation for use in biocides.
Fife-based folk-indie sensation King Creosote - real name Kenny Anderson - is up against major acts for the year's best album.