wood turpentine


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wood′ tur`pentine


n.
turpentine obtained from pine trees.
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In the industry, it was referred to as wood turpentine or "stump turp."
One of the most abundant and ubiquitous of terpenes is [alpha]-pinene, which is not only the major component of conifer foliage, but also of wood turpentine. Both [alpha]-pinene and its isomer, [beta]-pinene, are characterized by the case with which they can be converted into other terpene structures by simple chemical techniques.