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or dam·ar also dam·mer  (dăm′ər)
Any of various hard resins obtained chiefly in Southeast Asia from trees in the families Araucariaceae, Burseraceae, and Dipterocarpaceae, for use in varnishes and lacquers.

[Malay damar, resin.]
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(ˈdæmə) ,




(Art Terms) any of various resins obtained from SE Asian trees, esp of the genera Agathis (conifers) and Shorea (family Dipterocarpaceae): used for varnishes, lacquers, bases for oil paints, etc
[C17: from Malay damar resin]
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Noun1.dammar - any of various hard resins from trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae and of the genus Agathis; especially the amboyna pine
natural resin - a plant exudate
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The Caretaker Wali gave this statement on Wednesday when he inaugurated work on the project of lighting AL Dammar - Akad main road.
English: Indian copal tree, piney varnish.tree, white dammar, [13,14] resin.
[03/December/2018] DAMMAR, Nov.3 (Saba) - The Governor of Dammar Mohammed al-Maqdashy on Sunday opened three Charitable Bakeries within the program of charity project aiming to provide bread loaf for poor and destitute families in the province.
Many naturally occurring backbones like gum dammar, gum rosin, collagen [6-8], gum xanthan, cellulose [9-11], guar gum, gum acacia, gum carragenan [12-14], gum ghatti, and gum arabic [15, 16], have been used by the researchers for the synthesis of hydrogels with ameliorated characteristics such as enhanced liquid uptake capacity and more mechanical strength.
Trade in jungle and farm products such as dammar, rice and buffaloes in return for manufactured goods, notably cloth, was a major economic force at work, followed later by wage labor.
Boyd, Untitled (Aeron), 2017, triptych, restaurant grease, beeswax, dammar resin, overall 26 x 33".
The reference compounds belong to the classes of polysaccharide (cellulose 63600; Arabic gum 63300), lipid (carnauba wax 62300; beeswax 62200; shellac wax 60550), proteinaceous (hide glue 63020; bone glue 63000; casein 63200) and natural resinous (sandarac 60100; manila copal 60150; colophony 60310; Venetian turpentine 62010; dammar 60001; mastic 60050; shellac 60480; dragon's blood 37000) materials.
(35.) For example see Siri Dammar, Wenche Barth Eide & Harriet Kuhnlein, "Indigenous peoples' nutrition transition in a right ti > food perspective" (2008) 33:2 Food Policy 135.