See also: Rosin

English edit

 
violin/bow rosin (1)
 
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From Old French raisine, rousine, variants of résine. See resin.

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rosin (countable and uncountable, plural rosins)

  1. (organic chemistry) A solid form of resin, obtained from liquid resin by vaporizing its volatile components.
    • 1998, Neville H. Fletcher, Thomas Rossing, The Physics of Musical Instruments, 2nd edition, Springer Science & Business, →ISBN, page 284:
      The action of the bow therefore depends almost entirely upon the application of rosin and upon its frictional properties. Violin rosin is a natural gum obtained from conifers such as larch that produce turpentine.
  2. Resin.

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rosin (third-person singular simple present rosins, present participle rosining, simple past and past participle rosined)

  1. (transitive) To apply rosin to (something); to rub or cover with rosin.
    We waited expectantly as the guest violinist rosined his bow in preparation for playing.
    • 1979, “The Devil Went Down to Georgia”, in Charlie Daniels, Tom Crain, "Taz" DiGregorio, Fred Edwards, Charles Hayward, James W. Marshall (lyrics), Million Mile Reflections, performed by Charlie Daniels Band:
      The devil opened up his case and he said, "I'll start this show."
      And fire flew from his fingertips as he rosined up his bow.

References edit

  1. ^ Hall, Joseph Sargent (March 2, 1942), “3. The Consonants”, in The Phonetics of Great Smoky Mountain Speech (American Speech: Reprints and Monographs; 4), New York: King's Crown Press, →DOI, →ISBN, § 8, page 99.
  2. ^ Stanley, Oma (1937), “III. The Consonants”, in The Speech of East Texas (American Speech: Reprints and Monographs; 2), New York: Columbia University Press, →DOI, →ISBN, § 11, page 74.

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From Middle Low German rosin, rosine, from Old French rosin, from Latin racemus.

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rosin c (singular definite rosinen, plural indefinite rosiner)

  1. raisin

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From Latin racemus, via French raisin.

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rosin f or m (definite singular rosina or rosinen, indefinite plural rosiner, definite plural rosinene)

  1. raisin

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From Latin racemus, via French raisin.

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rosin f (definite singular rosina, indefinite plural rosiner, definite plural rosinene)

  1. raisin

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rosin (nominative plural rosins)

  1. raisin

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