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- n. rosin; the residue left after the distillation of oil of turpentine from liquid resin. Used in pharmaceutical preparations, soldering fluxes, and by violinists.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Rosin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A solid, amorphous substance, of an amber or blackish-brown color, left after distilling crude turpentine with water; common resin, or rosin.
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- n. translucent brittle substance produced from pine oleoresin; used especially in varnishes and inks and on the bows of stringed instruments
By this process, the solid resin of colophony is split up into water, various resinic acids or naphthas, and resin oils of various specific gravities and consistencies, all of which are separated from each other into separate containers which are ready to receive them.
Iron to be buried in damp earth may be painted with a mixture of 100 parts of resin (colophony), 25 parts of gutta-percha, and 50 parts of paraffin, to which 20 parts of magnesia and some mineral oil have been added.
Its pine-trees supplied a rosin or colophony highly valued for the strings of musical instruments.
The reddish skin of the torso, as the air came in contact with it, assumed a bluish bloom, and there was visible on the side the cut through which had been drawn the entrails, and from which escaped, like the sawdust of a ripped-up doll, the sawdust of aromatic wood mixed with resin in grains that looked like colophony.
The most celebrated resin bears the name of mani; and of this we saw masses of several hundred-weight, resembling colophony and mastic.
UPVC tri-ply heat insulation tile is made from overseas PVC colophony with UV ultraviolet absorbent, antioxidant and modifier, which make it great resistance to fungus& humidity, can be recyclable and color long lasting, also extend its service life effectively.
France. 4 ounces of virgin wax, 4 ounces of colophony, 2 ounces of incense.
Keep each thing separate; and melt the wax, and then put in the incense and then the colophony, make a mixture of it and put it on the sore place.
I would like to know if it ` s possible the laten and specific heat of bee wax, coconut oil and colophony.
Hypoallergenic formulations free of formaldehydes, toluene and colophony rosin.