Definitions for "Tall oil"
Keywords:  byproduct, rosin, pulp, kraft, pine
an oil derived from wood pulp and used in making soaps or lubricants
A byproduct of the paper-making process. Distilling tall oil produces many products like adhesives, carbon paper, inks, lubricants, and gasoline additives.
Obtained as a by-product of making wood pulp, this is an important ingredient of alkyd resins.