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How to Pronounce turps?

Correct pronunciation for the word "turps" is [tˈɜːps], [tˈɜːps], [t_ˈɜː_p_s].

What are the misspellings for turps?

"Turps" in context

Turps, also known as turpentine, is a highly volatile, adhesive and resinous vapour found in the resin of various conifers, usually pine. It has many uses in the arts and crafts world, and is a must-have in any home or studio. Turps has been used as a solvent in paints, varnishes and adhesives, as well as in fragrances and medicines. It's also been used to repel insects and rodents and to clean up oil spills. In its raw form, turps is highly flammable and toxic.

Usage over time for turps:

This graph shows how "turps" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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