rosin

Definitions of rosin
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n any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules

Synonyms:
resin
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East India kino, Malabar kino, kino gum
reddish or black juice or resin from certain trees of the genus Pterocarpus and used in medicine and tanning etc
natural resin
a plant exudate
synthetic resin
a resin having a polymeric structure; especially a resin in the raw state; used chiefly in plastics
sandarac, sandarach
a brittle and faintly aromatic translucent resin used in varnishes
guaiacum
medicinal resin from the lignum vitae tree
storax
a vanilla-scented resin from various trees of the genus Styrax
scammony
resin from the root of Convolvulus scammonia
acrylate resin, acrylic, acrylic resin
a glassy thermoplastic; can be cast and molded or used in coatings and adhesives
polyethylene, polythene
a lightweight thermoplastic; used especially in packaging and insulation
acaroid resin, accaroid resin, accroides, accroides gum, accroides resin, gum accroides
an alcohol-soluble resin from Australian trees; used in varnishes and in manufacturing paper
allyl resin
a resin derived from allyl alcohol that hardens when cured; used as an adhesive
anime, gum anime
any of various resins or oleoresins
asafetida, asafoetida
the brownish gum resin of various plants; has strong taste and odor; formerly used as an antispasmodic
camphor
a resin obtained from the camphor tree; used in making celluloid and liniment
cannabin, cannabis resin
a resin obtained from the hemp plant; thought to be the active narcotic agent in marijuana
amber
a hard yellowish to brownish translucent fossil resin; used for jewelry
urea-formaldehyde resin
a clear thermosetting resin made from urea and formaldehyde and used in electrical fittings, adhesives, and finishes
copal
a brittle aromatic resin used in varnishes
damar, dammar, dammar resin, gum dammar
any of various hard resins from trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae and of the genus Agathis; especially the amboyna pine
colophony
translucent brittle substance produced from pine oleoresin; used especially in varnishes and inks and on the bows of stringed instruments
mastic
an aromatic exudate from the mastic tree; used chiefly in varnishes
oleoresin
a naturally occurring mixture of a resin and an essential oil; obtained from certain plants
gum resin
a mixture of resin and gum
alkyd, alkyd resin
a durable synthetic resin widely used in adhesives and paints
phenolic, phenolic resin, phenoplast
a thermosetting resin
epoxy, epoxy glue, epoxy resin
a thermosetting resin; used chiefly in strong adhesives and coatings and laminates
melamine resin
a thermosetting resin formed from melamine and an aldehyde; used in molded products, adhesives, and coatings
polyester
any of numerous synthetic resins; they are light and strong and weather resistant
polyvinyl resin, vinyl polymer, vinyl resin
a thermoplastic derived by polymerization from compounds containing the vinyl group
wood tar
any tar obtained by the destructive distillation of wood
Type of:
organic compound
any compound of carbon and another element or a radical

v rub rosin onto

rosin the violin bow”
Type of:
rub
move over something with pressure

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