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rosin

ros·in

rosin

 
pronunciation:
ra zihn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a translucent, yellow-brown, brittle residue of the distillation of turpentine from pine sap, used as a friction-increasing agent, as on the bows of certain stringed instruments, and in manufacturing varnish, inks, and soap.
definition 2: the resin obtained from pines.
similar words:
pitch
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: rosined, rosining, rosins
definition: to treat or coat with rosin.