Venice turpentine

Venice turpentine
   Canada balsam, an oily resin or balsam obtained from conifers. Also see turpentine.

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  • venice turpentine — noun Usage: usually capitalized V 1. : a yellowish or yellowish green viscous oleoresin from the European larch (Larix decidua) used chiefly for lithographic work, in sealing wax, and in varnishes called also larch turpentine, Venetian turpentine …   Useful english dictionary

  • venice turpentine — noun A thick substance used as a component in artists oil painting to create glossy, translucent glazes, nowadays largely replaced by synthetic substitutes …   Wiktionary

  • Venice turpentine — Венецианский скипидар …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • artificial Venice turpentine — noun see venice turpentine …   Useful english dictionary

  • Venice — For other uses, see Venice (disambiguation). Venice Venezia   Comune   Comune di Venezia …   Wikipedia

  • Turpentine — For other uses, see Turpentine (disambiguation). Turpentine (also called spirit of turpentine, oil of turpentine, and wood turpentine) is a fluid obtained by the distillation of resin obtained from trees, mainly pine trees. It is composed of… …   Wikipedia

  • turpentine — turpentinic /terr peuhn tin ik/, turpentinous /terr peuhn tin euhs, tuy neuhs/, turpentiny /terr peuhn tuy nee/, adj. /terr peuhn tuyn /, n., v., turpentined, turpentining. n. 1. any of various oleoresins derived from coniferous trees, esp. the… …   Universalium

  • turpentine —    A high quality oil paint thinner and solvent. It is produced by distilling into a volatile pungent oil the resin secreted by any of several types of coniferous trees. There are several grades of turpentine, the best usually called pure gum… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • turpentine tree — noun : a tree that yields a turpentine or turpentinic product: as a. : terebinth b. : a pine or other turpentine producing conifer compare venice turpentine c. : any of several Australian trees (as various eucalypts) that yield a resinous fluid; …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turpentine — Tur pen*tine, n. [F. t[ e]r[ e]bentine, OF. also turbentine; cf. Pr. terebentina, terbentina, It. terebentina, trementina; fr. L. terebinthinus of the turpentine tree, from terebinthus the turpentine tree. Gr. ?, ?. See {Terebinth}.] A semifluid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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