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wood preservation

Definition

The use of chemicals to prevent or retard the decay of wood, especially by fungi or insects; widely used preservatives include creosote, pitch, sodium fluoride and tar; especially used on wood having contact with the ground. (Source: HARRIS)

Themes
  • chemistry
  • industry
Groups
  • INDUSTRY, CRAFTS; TECHNOLOGY; EQUIPMENTS
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Scope note

Scope note is not available.

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/9356