What does the word resin mean?

Usage examples for resin

  1. 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
  2. It is then glazed with resin and is ready to market. – Philippine Folk Tales by Mabel Cook Cole