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Turpentine is a volatile mixture of hydrocarbon isomers obtained either from pine gum or pine wood.
Gum turpentine is a yellowish, sticky, opaque, combustible material; the wood distillate (oil of turpentine) is a flammable, colorless liquid with a characteristic odor.
Before a worker is placed in a job with a potential for exposure to turpentine, the examining physician should evaluate and document the worker's baseline health status with thorough medical, environmental, and occupational histories, a physical examination, and physiologic and laboratory tests appropriate for the anticipated occupational risks.
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Turpentine is a semifluid resin obtained from trees, mainly pines of the genus Pinus.
Turpentine is used as a solvent, especially for thinning oil-based paints, and as a raw material for the chemical industry.
Turpentine was also used in folk medicine for the treatment of intestinal worms or mixed with animal fat as a primitve chest rub for nasal and throat complaints.
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 Gum naval stores: Turpentine and rosin from pine resin -Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Turpentine, like rosin, is a very versatile material and nowadays is used mainly as a feed stock by the world's chemical industries.
The alpha- and beta-pinene constituents of turpentine, in particular, are the starting materials for the synthesis of a wide range of fragrances, flavours, vitamins and polyterpene resins, and form the basis of a substantial and growing chemical industry.
However, the simpler, more traditional products in which rosin and turpentine can be used, such as soap, paper size and paints and varnishes, can still be of value to the domestic economy of developing countries, and it is not necessary to think only in teens of the wider international markets when planning naval stores production.
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 Turpentine (Pepys' Diary)
Turpentine, What is commonly sold under the name of Oil of Turpentine, or Etherial Oil, is only a Distillation of the Rosin called Galipot, fresh from the Tree.
From this tree, of which there grow great numbers in several parts of Germany, is gotten the Strasburg turpentine, which is clearer, of a pale colour, and of a thinner consistence than Venice turpentine, of a bitterish taste, and of a pleasant smell, a little like lemon-peel.
It is of a mollifying, healing, and cleansing nature; and, besides its uses outwardly in wounds and ulcers, is a good diuretic, and of great use in a gonorrhoeĊ“a and the fluor albus; given in glysters, mixed with the yolk of an egg it is very serviceable against the stone and gravel.
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 Alive Naturalsound Records | Alive Records
Turpentine Brothers have been compared to The Doors (for me, the kiss of death) and lumped in with the retro-garage scene.
Boston's Turpentine Brothers (actually two brothers and a sister) rip through their RandB-infused stompers in a breathless rush, all drums and guitar and organ used as blunt instruments.
Turpentine Brothers is the brainchild of guitarist Justin Hubbard of the Kings of Nuthin' and drummer Tara McManus of Mr.
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 FOXNews.com - Police: Teen Force-Fed Turpentine in Abortion Attempt - Local News | News Articles | National News | US ...
Investigators have not determined whether the turpentine has had any harmful effects on the teen, who is three months pregnant, or the fetus.
Bohannon said the girl's mother and cousins twice forced her to drink turpentine between Sept. 12 and Sept. 20.
Police were notified after the girl told her school counselor that her mother made her drink turpentine.
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 Turpentine [Archive] - WetCanvas!
There are drawbacks to using too much turpentine (i.e., breaking down the binder, dispersing the pigements too thinly, etc.).
For 4 ounces, I use 3 ounces of turpentine (heat it in the microwave) then I add a pinch (1/2 kernel of corn) of Dammar resin and a teardrop sized hunk of beeswax to the heated turpentine.
Turpentine has a very low flash point, so if you aren't very, very careful with the microwave, you could indeed wind up in the Darwin awards.
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 Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
She explained that the cats were approximately 5 years old and they bought them as pets from Crossett, Arkansas when the cats were kittens.
Turpentine Creek will sell fireworks in the gift shop until the fourth and at the event the night of the fourth.
Turpentine Creek Staff members along with a few volunteers traveled to Powersite, MO. Friday, June 1 to pick up a 16 year-old bear from a mans back yard.
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 Welcome To SYP Publishing - History of the Logging & Turpentine Industries
We are committed to documenting and recording those small pieces of history that make up the large tapestry of the historical south.
The history of these industries is an integral part of what has shaped the forestry industry of today.
The Illustrated History of the Naval Stores (Turpentine Industry) is a culmination of many years of enjoyable research by the author.
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 Adrants » Pregnant Teen Drinks Turpentine, Turpentine Ad Offers Help
Add to the ever growing list of contextual fuckery this Pure Gum Spirits Turpentine ad which appeared directly next to a CNN story about a teen who drank turpentine to terminate her pregnancy.
The kicker is the ads tagline, "Nature's Solvent." Yup, turpentine sure does make it easier to dissolve that fetus and make it really easy to slide right out into that trash can.
Aside from the intellectually-challenged human idiocy that surrounds the use of these freakish remedies, the placement of this ad has to be the most freakish contextual placement fuck up to date.
www.adrants.com /2006/09/pregnant-teen-drinks-turpentine-turpentin.php   (481 words)

 Gum naval stores: Turpentine and rosin from pine resin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Gum naval stores: Turpentine and rosin from pine resin
Applications for such permission, with a statement of the purpose and extent of the reproduction, should be addressed to the Director, Publications Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy.
Olustee process for the production of turpentine and rosin
www.fao.org /docrep/V6460E/v6460e00.htm   (160 words)

 Turpentine Tree (International Standard Bible Encyclopedia) :: Bible Tools
Turpentine Tree (International Standard Bible Encyclopedia) :: Bible Tools
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