Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun

A gummy substance that exudes from plants.

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Usage examples "resin":

  1. Resin and pitch are sometimes added to the oil to increase its hardening capacity, if necessary. - "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II", Joshua Rose.
  2. Further, in most beautiful specimens by the " brothers Amati," besides other great varnishers, some faint indications have been seen of imperfectly dissolved resin, but not so with Stradivari, who carried out to the letter in this department of his art, that steadfastness of purpose in striving to do in the best way, that which his judgment had pronounced to be the best thing to accomplish. - "Antonio Stradivari", Horace William Petherick.
  3. It is then glazed with resin and is ready to market. - "Philippine Folk Tales", Mabel Cook Cole.