(redirected from turpentining)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for turpentine

obtained from conifers (especially pines)

volatile liquid distilled from turpentine oleoresin

References in periodicals archive ?
Though many white farmers produced and sold their own naval stores, blacks came to be associated with the dirty, hot, and lonely woods work of turpentining, first as slaves and then as slaves of another kind.
The onerous conditions of this work and the cruel tactics of operators to force workers into perpetual debt ultimately drove the workers away, an outcome from which gum turpentining never recovered.