Benzene from coal-tar is warmed with nitric acid in a flask.
The soul of the righteous is clear oil, and the soul of the sinner is coal-tar.
In coal-tar are all sorts of valuable drugs, dyes, and perfumes.
Dictionary of coal-tar Colours, 259.Dinitroso-resorcine, 179.
Some of the coal-tar products, as we see, serve many purposes.
Some of these coal-tar remedies are Acetanilid, and Antipyrin, and Phenacetin.
Phenol is obtained from coal-tar, or made synthetically from benzene.
It was really remarkable what this coal-tar would do for the Germans and their allies.
Exalgin, eks-al′jin, n. an anodyne obtained from coal-tar products.
If there be such a thing as an elixir of life, coal-tar may be expected to furnish it.
coal tar n.
A viscous black liquid containing numerous organic compounds that is obtained by the destructive distillation of coal and that has many uses including as raw material for many dyes, drugs, and paints.
|coal tar |
A thick, sticky, black liquid obtained through the destructive distillation (heating in the absence of air) of coal. It is used as a source of many organic compounds, such as benzene, naphthalene, and phenols, which are used in dyes, drugs, and other compounds.