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rosin
American English: /ˈrɑzən/
British English: /ˈrɒzɪn/

Translation of rosin in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • Linoleum, made from all-natural materials including linseed oil and pine rosin, is a low-cost and maintenance-free choice.
    • Marina was only half-listening as she took Shell's rosin box and ran the hard, translucent, amber colored rosin along the hairs.
    • In the aquatint process, areas covered by rosin powder become pitted when immersed in an acid bath.

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