a dark nebula in the southern constellation Crux, whose dust particles obscure light from Milky Way stars behind it.
noun 1. a metal bucket, usually with a lip, for holding and carrying coal. noun 1. a domestic metal container for coal
noun 1. a bed of coal.
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-tar creosote
noun 1. impure phenol or carbolic acid, distinct from the creosote of wood tar.