wood pitch

noun
the final product of the destructive distillation of wood.
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wood pitch
 
n
the dark viscid residue left after the distillation of wood tar: used as a binder in briquettes

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Closer examination of the oil later on shown it to be an organic sheen or wood pitch.
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