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resins
Subject Category
E Economics, Business and Industry
Definition
Solid, semisolid, or pseudosolid resin—An organic material that has an indefinite and often high molecular weight, exhibits a tendency to flow when subjected to stress, usually has a softening or melting range, and usually fractures conchoidally. (2) Liquid resin—an organic polymeric liquid that, when converted to its final state for use, becomes a resin.
Definition Source
Forest Products Laboratory. 2010. Wood handbook - Wood as an engineering material. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-190. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory
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Used For
dragon's blood
Broader Term
products and commodities
Narrower Term
alkyd resins
amber
copal resin
guaiac
gum resin
ion exchange resins
oleoresins
rosin
Related Term
podophyllotoxin
resin pockets
resinous wood
Spanish
resinas
Term Number
576