What does canada balsam mean?

canada balsam meaning in General Dictionary

yellow transparent exudate associated with the balsam fir; used as a transparent concrete in optical products (especially in microscopy) so when a mounting method

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  • medium sized fir of northeastern North America; leaves odor of balsam when crushed; much utilized for pulpwood and Christmas time trees

Sentence Examples with the word canada balsam

If we take a thin layer of natural Canada balsam and heat it strongly for a little time most of the volatile oils are driven out of it.

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