HyperDic: rosin

English > 2 senses of the word rosin:
NOUNsubstancerosin, resinany of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules
VERBcontactrosinrub rosin onto
rosin > pronunciation
Soundsraa'zahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > rosin: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules.
Synonymresin
NarrowerEast India kino, Malabar kino, kino gumreddish or black juice or resin from certain trees of the genus Pterocarpus and used in medicine and tanning etc
natural resinA plant exudate
synthetic resinA resin having a polymeric structure
Broaderorganic compoundAny compound of carbon and another element or a radical
Spanishcolofonia, resina, resinas
Catalanresina
Verbsrosinrub rosin onto
English > rosin: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningrub rosin onto.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"rosin the violin bow"
BroaderrubMove over something with pressure
Spanishfrotar con colofonia
Nounsrosinany of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules

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