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From Middle English resyn, resyne, from Old French résine, from Latin resīna.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɹɛzɪn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛzɪn

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resin (countable and uncountable, plural resins)

  1. A viscous hydrocarbon secretion of many plants, particularly coniferous trees.
  2. Any of various yellowish viscous liquids or soft solids of plant origin; used in lacquers, varnishes and many other applications; chemically they are mostly hydrocarbons, often polycyclic.
  3. Any synthetic compound of similar properties.

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resin (third-person singular simple present resins, present participle resining, simple past and past participle resined)

  1. (transitive) To apply resin to.

Further reading edit

  • David Barthelmy (1997–2024) “Resin”, in Webmineral Mineralogy Database.

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  1. inflection of resar:
    1. third-person plural present subjunctive
    2. third-person plural imperative

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  1. to do something repeatedly