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ter·pin

(ter'pin),
A cyclic terpene alcohol, C10H18(OH)2, obtained by the action of nitric acid and dilute sulfuric acid on pine oil.

terpin

[tur′pin]
1 a diterpene alcohol derived from turpentine oil.
2 an expectorant ingredient produced through the action of nitric and sulfuric acids on pine oil.

terpin

a product obtained by the action of nitric acid on oil of turpentine and alcohol, used as an expectorant in the form of the hydrate.
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Terpin said the hoax prompted him to institute a policy requiring a second level of editorial review before any press release is distributed.
The tentative list of UO men's entries are seniors Blake Flanders and Ben Stern, juniors Vertin Alvarez and Chris Winter, sophomores Shadrack Kiptoo-Biwott, Joel Sauvain, Ian Terpin, Jonathan Thomas, Scott Wall and Duke Wasteney, and freshmen Kenny Klotz, Stephen Oliver and Isaac Stoutenburgh.
There were no roads in there then; the place wasn't much different than it had been a century before, and Doerr fell in love with the land and ultimately with the local schoolteacher, Monica Terpin.