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resin

Pronunciation: /ˈrezn; ˈrezɪn/

Translation of resin in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • [Botany/Botánica] [Chemistry/Química] resina (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Rich red and green glaze paints, more usually the former, in both early Netherlandish and German School paintings were often found to contain a little resin, usually pine tree resin, in addition to heat-bodied oil.
    • Their first step was to obtain resin from the pine trees which at that time grew in dense forests throughout Europe.
    • The sticky extrusive mass that comes from a cut on a pine tree is resin.
    Example sentences
    • Polyurethanes are liquid plastic resins that dry to a durable satin or gloss finish.
    • They consist of two components, a liquid resin and the hardener to convert the liquid resins to solid.
    • Polymer binder resins protect the paper from humidity damage and help to fine-tune the stiffness and acoustic properties of the paper.

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