natural resin

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n natural resin a plant exudate
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Usage

In literature:

Even the walls smell of resin and remind me of nature.
"The Possessed" by Fyodor Dostoevsky
It is apparently of a resinous nature.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
Benzoic acid, as it exists in the resin, is the natural production of the plant from which the resin is derived.
"The Art of Perfumery" by G. W. Septimus Piesse
Natural fibers, moreover, are difficult to spin and weave unless some softening material such as wax or resin is rubbed lightly over them.
"General Science" by Bertha M. Clark
The twigs encrusted with the resin in its natural state is called Stick-lac.
"French Polishing and Enamelling" by Richard Bitmead
The natural mineral is found in large crystals or masses, resembling resin in color and luster.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
The branch I held in my hand was of a resinous nature, and burned brightly.
"Manco, the Peruvian Chief" by W.H.G. Kingston
The durability of this species of wood is chiefly owing to the resinous nature of its peculiar juices.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
A resin in the natural product aids its action.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2" by Various
Some honey but more pollen of a resinous nature.
"Texas Honey Plants" by C. E. Sanborn
The resinous matter and natural color of cotton and linen, are removed by bleaching.
"Popular Technology, Vol. I (of 2)" by Edward Hazen
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In news:

Mirel bioplastic materials have physical properties comparable to petroleum-based resins but are biobased and biodegradable in natural soil and water environments, home composting systems and industrial composting facilities.
Chewing gum was originally exactly that, congealed tree gum or resin, plus a flavoring agent, also usually natural.
Chewing gum was originally exactly that, congealed tree gum or resin, plus a flavoring agent, also usually natural.
Dur -A-Flex Inc has introduced two new decorative floor coating systems that combine the company's epoxy and methyl methacrylate (MMA) resins with the look of natural mica flakes.
This all-natural resin that is a renewable resource dries to the touch in minutes and can be sanded or recoated rapidly.
These ISO-certified resins are ideally suited for EVA/SBC-based hot melts, solvent-based acrylic and natural rubber-based PSAs.
Dur-A-Flex Inc has introduced two new decorative floor coating systems that combine the company's epoxy and methyl methacrylate (MMA) resins with the look of natural mica flakes.
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