Definition of Pyrolignic

1. Adjective. Of a substance produced by the effect of heat on wood, especially by destructive distillation.

Exact synonyms: Pyroligneous
Partainyms: Pyrolysis, Pyrolysis



Definition of Pyrolignic

1. Adjective. produced from wood by the action of heat ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyrolignic

pyrographers
pyrographic
pyrographing
pyrographs
pyrography
pyrohy
pyrokinesis
pyrokinetic
pyrola
pyrolas
pyrolator
pyrolators
pyrolatry
pyroligneous
pyroligneous acid
pyrolignic (current term)
pyrolignous
pyrolisis
pyrolite
pyrolites
pyrolithic
pyrolitic
pyrolize
pyrolized
pyrolizer
pyrolizers
pyrolizes
pyrolizing
pyrologies
pyrologist

Literary usage of Pyrolignic

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1. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1814)
"A still more economical method, lately invented, is to employ the acetic acid in the form of the pyrolignic, obtained by the destructive distillation of ..."

2. The Dyeing of Paper Pulp by Julius Erfurt (1901)
"Black iron liquor is manufactured by dissolving scrap iron in pyrolignic acid. ... To be certain that a complete saturation of the pyrolignic acid has taken ..."

3. Monthly Consular and Trade Reports by United States Bureau of Manufactures (1906)
"The denaturing process in Austria is founded on the denaturing mixture at present still in use in German}', which consists of 2 per cent of pyrolignic acid ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1898)
"... New Method for Preserving and Fixing Fresh-water Algae.s — This fixing agent consists of equal volumes of formalin, pyrolignic acid, and methyl alcohol. ..."

5. Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in Health and Disease by Carl Heitzmann (1882)
"WTH pyrolignic ACID. SPECIMEN DECALCIFIED ally present, and I repeatedly saw the injected mass penetrating the pointed end. The corpuscle which occluded the ..."

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