Definitions for "Creosote"
Keywords:  tar, chimney, oily, coal, flammable
Wood-tar oil; an oily antiseptic liquid, of a burning smoky taste, colorless when pure, but usually colored yellow or brown by impurity or exposure. It is a complex mixture of various phenols and their ethers, and is obtained by the distillation of wood tar, especially that of beechwood.
A wood preservative for exterior fencing etc.
Oily liquid from coal tars used to waterproof wooden beams and piers. Simulated with black and gray paints.
To saturate or impregnate with creosote, as timber, for the prevention of decay.