a mixture of terpenes that occurs as a colorless liquid, used in medicine chiefly as an expectorant.
a mixture of hydrocarbons prepared from oil of turpentine and sulphuric acid, used to make paints and varnishes and medicinally as an expectorant and antiseptic
adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or derived from terebic acid.
or terebinic acid noun, Chemistry. 1. an acid, C 7 H 10 O 4 , formed by the oxidation of certain terpenes and historically important in the discovery of the structures of many terpenes. terebic acid /tɛˈrɛbɪk/ noun 1. a white crystalline carboxylic acid produced by the action of nitric acid on turpentine. Formula: C7H10O4
noun 1. a Mediterranean tree, Pistacia terebinthus, of the cashew family, yielding Chian turpentine. noun 1. a small anacardiaceous tree, Pistacia terebinthus, of the Mediterranean region, having winged leafstalks and clusters of small flowers, and yielding a turpentine (R.V. marg. of Deut. 11:30, etc.), the Pistacia terebinthus of botanists; a tree very common in the […]
[ter-uh-bin-thuh-neyt] /ˌtɛr əˈbɪn θəˌneɪt/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling turpentine.