synthetic resin

Definitions of synthetic resin
  1. noun
    a resin having a polymeric structure; especially a resin in the raw state; used chiefly in plastics
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    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
    allyl resin
    a resin derived from allyl alcohol that hardens when cured; used as an adhesive
    urea-formaldehyde resin
    a clear thermosetting resin made from urea and formaldehyde and used in electrical fittings, adhesives, and finishes
    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
    Acrilan, polypropenonitrile
    acrylic resin used to make a strong soft crease-resistant fabric (trade name Acrilan)
    polymethyl methacrylate
    a transparent plastic used as a substitute for glass
    PVA, polyvinyl acetate
    a vinyl polymer used especially in paints or adhesives
    PVC, polyvinyl chloride
    a polymer of vinyl chloride used instead of rubber in electric cables
    cinnamene, phenylethylene, styrene, vinylbenzene
    a colorless oily liquid; the monomer for polystyrene
    Crazy Glue
    a commercial brand of epoxy glue
    polyester fiber
    a quick-drying resilient synthetic fiber consisting primarily of polyester
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    resin, rosin
    any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules
    polymer
    a naturally occurring or synthetic compound consisting of large molecules made up of a linked series of repeated simple monomers
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