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ID: 300012991
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300012991

 

Record Type: concept
tar (material) (organic material, <materials by composition>, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Thick, viscous, brown or black, inflammable liquid residue resulting from the partial evaporation or distillation of wood (such as pine, fir, or larch), sugar, tobacco, peat, coal, or other organic substance. It contains hydrocarbons, resins, alcohols, and other compounds; it has a heavy resinous or bituminous odor. It is used as an antiseptic, for coating asphalt roads, preserving timber, caulk on wooden sailing ships, waterproofing for roofing papers, insecticide, in disinfectant soaps. Some tars, such as those obtained from pine or beech wood, have been mixed with linseed oil to form a dark brown glaze and for other purposes.
 
Terms:
tar (material) (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,N)
tars (material) (C,U,English,AD,U,N)
goudrons (C,U,English,AD,U,N)
teer (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
goudron (C,U,French-P,D,U,N)
alquitrán (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by composition>
............ <materials by composition> (G)
Hierarchy of organic material
................ organic material (G)
Hierarchy of tar (material)
.................... tar (material) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Een dik, stroperig, bruinachtig tot zwart asfaltresidu dat ontstaat door de gedeeltelijke verdamping of destillatie van petroleum of andere koolwaterstoffen op asfaltbasis of van hout; de samenstelling ervan varieert. 
Spanish ..... Residuo asfáltico grueso y viscoso de color marrón a negro que proviene de la evaporación o destilación parcial del petróleo u otros hidrocarburos de base asfáltica, o de la madera. Su composición es variable. 

Related concepts:
distinguished from ....  pitch (tar)
..................................  (organic material, <materials by composition>, ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300012949]

Sources and Contributors:
alquitrán............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
....................  Diccionario de términos científicos y técnicos (1981) 2773
goudron............  [CHIN / RCIP Preferred, VP]
.................  CHIN database (1988-)
goudrons............  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
tar (material)............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
.............................  AATA database (2002-) 129560 checked 26 January 2012
.............................  BHA Subject Headings (1985-)
.............................  Brady and Clauser, Materials Handbook (1977) 782
.............................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.............................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
.............................  Mills and White, Organic Chemistry of Museum Objects (1987) 54
.............................  Mitchell, Dictionary of Rocks (1985)
.............................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
tars (material)............  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
teer............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
...........  AAT-Ned (1994-)
...........  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, CHIN / RCIP, GCI, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AATA database (2002-) 129560 checked 26 January 2012
............  CHIN database (1988-)
............  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.......... MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
.......... Mitchell, Dictionary of Rocks (1985)
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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