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pine tar

substance obtained by the destructive distillation of the wood of Pinus palustris and other species of Pinus; used internally as an expectorant and externally in the treatment of skin diseases.
Synonym(s): liquid pitch

pine tar

n.
A viscous or semisolid brown-to-black substance produced by the destructive distillation of pine wood and used in roofing compositions and as an expectorant and antiseptic.

pine tar

Etymology: L, pinus, pine; AS, teoru, tar
a topical antieczematic and a rubefacient. It is a common ingredient in creams, soaps, and lotions used in the treatment of chronic skin conditions, such as eczema or psoriasis.

tar

a dark-brown or black, viscid liquid obtained from various species of pine or from bituminous coal. See also wood tar derivatives.

coal tar
coal tar pitch
tar derivatives
include phenol (carbolic acid), cresols, creosote, all potent poisons. See also wood tar derivatives.
hot tar
a cause of burns in dogs and cats, usually made more severe because it sticks to the skin.
juniper tar
a volatile oil obtained from wood of Juniperus oxycedrus; used topically in the treatment of skin disease.
pine tar
a product of destructive distillation of the wood of various pine trees; used as a rubefacient and treatment for skin disease.
tar pitch
Stockholm tar
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After Peralta's ejection, Maddon requested umpires check the glove of Washington reliever Ryan Mattheus in the ninth, though they did not find any pine tar.
In the latest issue of ESPN The Magazine, Guillen is quoted as saying: ``I knew Donnelly was using pine tar, and I knew he was using sandpaper.
It will be Buchholz's first visit to the Rogers Centre since last May 1, when he faced allegations of doctoring the ball with pine tar.
The reality is that Pineda was thrown out for being lazy enough, or stupid enough, or both to essentially put a neon sign on his neck that said "Illegal pine tar applied here.
Donnelly wound up with an eight-day suspension and never denied having the pine tar on his glove.
Reliever Brendan Donnelly began his eight-day suspension Friday for having pine tar on his glove June 14, but he wasn't happy about it.
ARLINGTON, Texas - Angels reliever Brendan Donnelly avoided a disciplinary hearing and accepted a reduced suspension - from 10 days to eight days - for having pine tar on his glove in a game June 14 in Anaheim.
If so, he could land on the disabled list because starting Friday, when reliever Brendan Donnelly is expected to begin his suspension for having pine tar on his glove, the Angels will already be a man short on the bench.
Reliever Brendan Donnelly said the appeal of his 10-game suspension for pine tar possession might not be heard Friday, as scheduled.
Also: Donnelly confirmed that his appeal of his 10-game suspension for applying pine tar to his glove will be heard Friday in Anaheim.
Donnelly was caught last Tuesday with pine tar on the heel of his glove and was given a 10-day suspension.
Donnelly received a 10-day suspension from Major League Baseball on Friday for getting caught with pine tar on his glove during Tuesday's game against the Washington Nationals.