What does the word resin mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Resinous.

  • Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: noun

  • A gummy substance that exudes from plants.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Horace William Petherick
  3. It is then glazed with resin and is ready to market. – Philippine Folk Tales by Mabel Cook Cole