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Resin vs. Lucite

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Resinnoun

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

Lucite

A brand name for a transparent plastic based on methyl methacrylate esters; the term is often used generically to refer to any similar transparent plastic. It is sold in various forms, including rigid sheets which may be used as a substitute for glass in windows.

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.

Lucitenoun

a transparent thermoplastic acrylic resin

Resinnoun

Any synthetic compound of similar properties.

Resinverb

(transitive) To apply resin to.

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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).

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.

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

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’;

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’;

Resinverb

rub or treat with resin

‘resined canvas’;

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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.

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