Resin, especially the solid amber residue obtained after the distillation of crude turpentine oleoresin, or of naphtha extract from pine stumps. It is used in adhesives, varnishes, and inks and for treating the bows of stringed instruments
A waxed thread used by a cobbler; the rosined end of this.
Gas obtained by the distillation of rosin.
An oil obtained by the distillation of rosin.
Soldering flux which is made from rosin.
Any of several St John's worts (genus Hypericum); especially the rose of Sharon, H. calycinum, which has a resinous odour.
An ear of maize or sweetcorn suitable for cooking, especially by roasting. Also in to be in roasting ear: (of maize) to be ripe for harvest; to be suitable for cooking.