What does tall oil mean?

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  1. tall oil(noun)

    an oil derived from wood pulp and used in making soaps or lubricants


  1. tall oil(Noun)

    A dark yellow resinous acidic oil obtained as a byproduct during the pulping of pine; it is used in the manufacture of soaps and lubricants


  1. Tall oil

    Tall oil, also called "liquid rosin" or tallol, is a viscous yellow-black odorous liquid obtained as a by-product of the Kraft process of wood pulp manufacture when pulping mainly coniferous trees. The name originated as an anglicization of the Swedish "tallolja". Tall oil is the third largest chemical by-product in a Kraft mill after lignin and hemicellulose; the yield of crude tall oil from the process is in the range of 30 – 50 kg / ton pulp. It may contribute to 1.0 - 1.5% of the mill's revenue if not used internally.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tall oil in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tall oil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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