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Resin vs. Acrylic

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Resinnoun

A viscous hydrocarbon secretion of many plants, particularly coniferous trees.

Acrylicadjective

(organic chemistry) Derived from acrylic acid or acrylonitrile.

Resinnoun

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.

Acrylicadjective

Containing an acrylic resin.

Resinnoun

Any synthetic compound of similar properties.

Acrylicnoun

(organic chemistry) An acrylic resin.

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Resinverb

(transitive) To apply resin to.

Acrylicnoun

A paint containing an acrylic resin.

‘When it comes to painting, i prefer using acrylics as my medium.’;

Resinnoun

Any one of a class of yellowish brown solid inflammable substances, of vegetable origin, which are nonconductors of electricity, have a vitreous fracture, and are soluble in ether, alcohol, and essential oils, but not in water; specif., pine resin (see Rosin).

Acrylicnoun

A painting executed using such a paint.

Resinnoun

Any of various polymeric substance resembling the natural resins[1], prepared synthetically; - they are used, especially in particulate form, in research and industry for their property of specifically absorbing or adsorbing substances of particular types; they are especially useful in separation processes such as chromatography; as, an ion-exchange resin.

Acrylicnoun

A thick sheet of plastic.

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Resinnoun

any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules

Acrylicnoun

A liquid coating system based on an acrylic resin

Resinnoun

a sticky flammable organic substance, insoluble in water, exuded by some trees and other plants (notably fir and pine)

‘clear resin had oozed to the surface, trickled down, and set’;

Acrylicadjective

Of or containing acryl, the hypothetical radical of which acrolein is the hydride; as, acrylic acid. The characteristic residue in an acrylic compound is the carbonyl group attached directly to an ethylenic carbon.

Resinnoun

a solid or liquid synthetic organic polymer used as the basis of plastics, adhesives, varnishes, or other products

‘epoxy resins frequently cause dermatitis’; ‘the chassis is constructed of synthetic resin’;

Acrylicadjective

same as acrylic resin.

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Resinverb

rub or treat with resin

‘resined canvas’;

Acrylicadjective

same as acrylic fiber.

Resin

In polymer chemistry and materials science, resin is a solid or highly viscous substance of plant or synthetic origin that is typically convertible into polymers. Resins are usually mixtures of organic compounds.

Acrylicadjective

a paint in which the pigment is suspended in a solution of an acrylic resin, which dries to a hard film on exposure to air.

Acrylicadjective

a painting made using an acrylic paint.

Acrylicnoun

polymerized from acrylonitrile

Acrylicnoun

a glassy thermoplastic; can be cast and molded or used in coatings and adhesives

Acrylicnoun

used especially by artists

Acrylicnoun

a synthetic fabric

Acrylicadjective

(of synthetic resins and textile fibres) made from polymers of acrylic acid or acrylates

‘a red acrylic jumper’;

Acrylicadjective

(of paint) based on acrylic resin as a medium

‘acrylic colours’;

Acrylicnoun

an acrylic textile fibre

‘a sweater in four-ply acrylic’;

Acrylicnoun

an acrylic paint

‘washes of white acrylic’; ‘she paints mainly in acrylics’;

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