Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A durable synthetic resin derived from polyalcohol and phthalic anhydride, often used for coatings and adhesives.

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  • noun A synthetic resin derived from a reaction between alcohol and certain acids, used as a base for many laminates, paints and coatings.

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  • noun a durable synthetic resin widely used in adhesives and paints

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[alky(l) + (aci)d.]

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From the ingredients; alc (alcohol) + id(acid or anhydride)

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