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res·in

 (rĕz′ĭn)
n.
1. Any of numerous clear to translucent yellow or brown, solid or semisolid, viscous substances of plant origin, such as copal, rosin, and amber, used principally in lacquers, varnishes, inks, adhesives, plastics, and pharmaceuticals. Resins are usually insoluble in water.
2. Any of numerous physically similar polymerized synthetics or chemically modified natural resins including thermoplastic materials such as polyvinyl, polystyrene, and polyethylene and thermosetting materials such as polyesters, epoxies, and silicones that are used with fillers, stabilizers, pigments, and other components to form plastics.
tr.v. res·ined, res·in·ing, res·ines
To treat or rub with resin.

[Middle English, from Old French resine, from Latin rēsīna, from Greek dialectal *rhēsīnā, variant of Greek rhētīnē.]

res′in·ous (rĕz′ə-nəs) adj.

resin

(ˈrɛzɪn)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) any of a group of solid or semisolid amorphous compounds that are obtained directly from certain plants as exudations. They are used in medicine and in varnishes
2. (Elements & Compounds) any of a large number of synthetic, usually organic, materials that have a polymeric structure, esp such a substance in a raw state before it is moulded or treated with plasticizer, stabilizer, filler, etc. Compare plastic1
vb
(tr) to treat or coat with resin
[C14: from Old French resine, from Latin rēsīna, from Greek rhētinē resin from a pine]
ˈresinous adj
ˈresinously adv
ˈresinousness n

res•in

(ˈrɛz ɪn)

n.
1. any of a class of nonvolatile, solid or semisolid organic substances, as copal or mastic, that consist of amorphous mixtures of carboxylic acids: used in medicine and in the making of varnishes and plastics.
2. a substance of this type obtained from certain pines; rosin.
v.t.
3. to treat or rub with resin.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Old French resine < Latin rēsīna, probably < a non-Indo-European language; compare Greek rhētinē pine resin, from a related source]
res′in•like`, adj.

res·in

(rĕz′ĭn)
1. Any of numerous clear or translucent, yellowish or brownish substances that ooze from certain trees and plants. Resins are used in products such as varnishes, lacquers, adhesives, plastics, and drugs. See Note at amber.
2. Any of various artificial substances, such as polyurethane, that have similar properties to natural resins and are used to make plastics.

resin


Past participle: resined
Gerund: resining

Imperative
resin
resin
Present
I resin
you resin
he/she/it resins
we resin
you resin
they resin
Preterite
I resined
you resined
he/she/it resined
we resined
you resined
they resined
Present Continuous
I am resining
you are resining
he/she/it is resining
we are resining
you are resining
they are resining
Present Perfect
I have resined
you have resined
he/she/it has resined
we have resined
you have resined
they have resined
Past Continuous
I was resining
you were resining
he/she/it was resining
we were resining
you were resining
they were resining
Past Perfect
I had resined
you had resined
he/she/it had resined
we had resined
you had resined
they had resined
Future
I will resin
you will resin
he/she/it will resin
we will resin
you will resin
they will resin
Future Perfect
I will have resined
you will have resined
he/she/it will have resined
we will have resined
you will have resined
they will have resined
Future Continuous
I will be resining
you will be resining
he/she/it will be resining
we will be resining
you will be resining
they will be resining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been resining
you have been resining
he/she/it has been resining
we have been resining
you have been resining
they have been resining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been resining
you will have been resining
he/she/it will have been resining
we will have been resining
you will have been resining
they will have been resining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been resining
you had been resining
he/she/it had been resining
we had been resining
you had been resining
they had been resining
Conditional
I would resin
you would resin
he/she/it would resin
we would resin
you would resin
they would resin
Past Conditional
I would have resined
you would have resined
he/she/it would have resined
we would have resined
you would have resined
they would have resined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.resin - any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple moleculesresin - any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules
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
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
natural resin - a plant exudate
synthetic resin - a resin having a polymeric structure; especially a resin in the raw state; used chiefly in plastics
Translations
راتينَجراتينْج، صِمْغ الصُّنوبَر
pryskyřicesmůla
harpiks
HarzInkluse
hartsipihka
smola
trjákvoîa
樹脂
수지
resina
sakaisakingas
gumija
răşină
kådaharts
ยางไม้
nhựa cây

resin

[ˈrezɪn] Nresina f

resin

[ˈrɛzɪn] n
(from trees)résine f
(synthetic)résine f

resin

nHarz nt

resin

[ˈrɛzɪn] nresina

resin

(ˈrezin) noun
a sticky substance produced by certain trees (eg firs, pines) and some other plants.
ˈresinous adjective

resin

راتينَج pryskyřice harpiks Harz ρητίνη resina pihka résine smola resina 樹脂 수지 hars harpiks żywica resina смола kåda ยางไม้ reçine nhựa cây 树脂

res·in

n. resina, sustancia vegetal insoluble en el agua aunque soluble en alcohol y éter que tiene una variedad de usos medicinales y dentales.

resin

n (dent, etc.) resina
References in classic literature ?
The heated shells of these green unseasoned tenements gave out a pungent odor of scorching wood and resin.
One old man says at the fountain, that his right hand, armed with the knife, will be burnt off before his face; that, into wounds which will be made in his arms, his breast, and his legs, there will be poured boiling oil, melted lead, hot resin, wax, and sulphur; finally, that he will be torn limb from limb by four strong horses.
Soon the sane was baking and the resin melting in the logs of the block house.
Erik had only to rub this string with a glove smeared with resin and, according to the manner in which he rubbed it, he imitated to perfection the voice of the lion or the leopard, or even the buzzing of the tsetse fly.
Here with your stink-pots of pitch and resin, and kettles of boiling oil
Then he came to the harbour, which was lit up by the resin torches of the fishermen, who were fishing from their boats.
The canoe was between thirty and forty feet long, and several feet in width; constructed of birch bark, sewed with fibres of the roots of the spruce tree, and daubed with resin of the pine, instead of tar.
The interval between the two was filled with resin, which had, in some degree, defaced the colors of the interior box.
It is said, that by digging in the barest spots, lumps of the kind of resin which flows from the kauri pine are frequently found.
The timber of the kauri is the most valuable production of the island; moreover, a quantity of resin oozes from the bark, which is sold at a penny a pound to the Americans, but its use was then unknown.
Do you not notice the sweet scent given off by the gum of the poplar buds, and the resin of the larches?
You were burnt in raiment of the gods, with rich resins and with honey, while heroes, horse and foot, clashed their armour round the pile as you were burning, with the tramp as of a great multitude.