in flooring: Tile mastic + creosote

Discussion in 'Specialized Terminology' started by arjaume, Dec 9, 2005.

  1. arjaume Member

    Mexico, Spanish
    Field and topic:
    I need the translation of a few composite words used in the Flooring industry.

    Sample sentence:
    Tile Mastic
  2. el_novato

    el_novato Senior Member

  3. DaleC Senior Member


    1. The mastic tree.
    2. The aromatic resin of the mastic tree, used especially in varnishes, lacquers, adhesives, and condiments and as an astringent.
    3. A pastelike cement used in highway construction, especially one made with powdered lime or brick and tar.


    2. A yellowish to greenish-brown oily liquid containing phenols and creosols, obtained from coal tar and used as a wood preservative and disinfectant. It can cause severe neurological disturbances if inhaled in strong concentrations.

    búsqueda para "tile mastic" at Google
  4. mora Senior Member

    Canada, English

    creosote = creosota
    to creosote = creosotar
    creosoted = creosotado
    creosoting = creosotación

    tile mastic = cemento o mastique de baldosas o azulejos (para adherir)
    asphalt mastic = cemento asfáltico


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