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resin

res·in

resin

 
pronunciation:
re zihn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sticky organic substance secreted by fir trees and certain other plants and used mainly to make plastics, medicines, and varnishes.
similar words:
pitch
definition 2: a similar man-made substance used in plastics.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: resined, resining, resins
definition: to rub or treat with resin.
derivation: resinlike (adj.)
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  drug, tree