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camphine


camphine


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Camphine  \Cam*phine"\,  n.  [From  {Camphor}.] 
  Rectified  oil  of  turpentine,  used  for  burning  in  lamps,  and 
  as  a  common  solvent  in  varnishes. 
 
  Note:  The  name  is  also  applied  to  a  mixture  of  this  substance 
  with  three  times  its  volume  of  alcohol  and  sometimes  a 
  little  ether,  used  as  an  illuminant.