meaning of resin

1. Any one of a class of yellowish brown solid inflammable substances, of vegetable origin, which are nonconductors of electricity, have a vitreous fracture, and are soluble in ether, alcohol, and essential oils, but not in water; specif. , pine resin (see Rosin).
any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules

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resin | resinaceous | resinate | resinated | resinic | resiniferous | resiniform | resinlike | resino-electric | resinoid | resinous | resinously | resinousness | resiny |

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