impure phenol or carbolic acid, distinct from the creosote of wood tar.
- Coal-tar pitch
noun 1. a thick, black, viscid liquid formed during the distillation of coal, that upon further distillation yields compounds, as benzene, anthracene, and phenol, from which are derived a large number of dyes, drugs, and other synthetic compounds, and that yields a final residuum (coal-tar pitch) which is used chiefly in making pavements. noun 1. […]
- Coal tit
noun 1. a small European songbird, Parus ater, having a black head with a white patch on the nape: family Paridae (tits)
[koh-lee] /ˈkoʊ li/ adjective, coalier, coaliest. 1. of, resembling, or containing .
[koh-ming] /ˈkoʊ mɪŋ/ noun 1. a raised border around an opening in a deck, roof, or floor, designed to prevent water from running below. /ˈkəʊmɪŋ/ noun 1. a raised frame around the cockpit or hatchway of a vessel for keeping out water n. 1610s, nautical, of unknown origin.