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  1. Any of various artificial substances, such as polyurethane, that have similar properties to natural resins and are used to make plastics.
  2. Any of numerous clear to translucent yellow or brown, solid or semisolid, viscous substances of plant origin, such as copal, rosin, and amber, used principally in lacquers, varnishes, inks, adhesives, plastics, and pharmaceuticals. Resins are usually insoluble in water.
Any of various similar adhesives, such as paste, mucilage, or epoxy.
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  1. Any of various similar adhesives, such as paste, mucilage, or epoxy.
  2. Any of various similar adhesive preparations made from casein, resin, etc.
  3. A strong liquid adhesive obtained by boiling collagenous animal parts such as bones, hides, and hooves into hard gelatin and then adding water.
(--- Music) Any of various standards for this quality associating each tone with a particular frequency.
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  1. (--- Music) Any of various standards for this quality associating each tone with a particular frequency.
  2. (--- Acoustics) The distinctive quality of a sound, dependent primarily on the frequency of the sound waves produced by its source.
  3. Any of various thick, dark, sticky substances obtained from the distillation residue of coal tar, wood tar, or petroleum and used for waterproofing, roofing, caulking, and paving.
A solid, sticky substance that remains when tobacco is burned. It accumulates in the lungs of smokers and is considered carcinogenic.
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  1. A solid, sticky substance that remains when tobacco is burned. It accumulates in the lungs of smokers and is considered carcinogenic.
  2. A solid residue of tobacco smoke containing byproducts of combustion.
  3. A thick, sticky, brown to black liquid with a pungent odor, obtained by the destructive distillation of wood, coal, peat, shale, etc.: tars are composed of hydrocarbons and their derivatives, and are used for protecting and preserving surfaces, in making various organic compounds, etc.
A viscid, blackish-brown liquid prepared by the destructive distillation of pine wood and used in the preparation of expectorants, disinfectants, tar paints, roofing materials, etc.
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  1. A viscid, blackish-brown liquid prepared by the destructive distillation of pine wood and used in the preparation of expectorants, disinfectants, tar paints, roofing materials, etc.
  2. A dark viscous substance obtained from the destructive distillation of pine wood.
(Organic chemistry) A solid form of resin, obtained from liquid resin by vaporizing its volatile components.
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  1. (Organic chemistry) A solid form of resin, obtained from liquid resin by vaporizing its volatile components.
  2. Resin
  3. The hard, brittle resin, light-yellow to almost black in color, remaining after oil of turpentine has been distilled from crude turpentine or obtained from chemically treated pine stumps: it is used in making varnish, inks, soaps, insulation, etc., and is rubbed on violin bows to prevent slipping on the strings, or on the hands to prevent slipping on gymnastic equipment, etc.
The color of amber
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  1. The color of amber
  2. A hard, translucent, brownish-yellow substance that is the fossilized resin of ancient trees. It often contains fossil insects.
  3. A hard, translucent, usually brownish-yellow fossil resin, used for making jewelry and other ornamental objects.
Beeswax.
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  1. Beeswax.
  2. Paraffin
  3. A solid plastic or pliable liquid substance, such as ozocerite or paraffin, originating from petroleum and found in rock layers and used in paper coating, as insulation, in crayons, and often in medicinal preparations.
Find another word for gum. In this page you can discover 9 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for gum, like: resin, glue, pitch, tar, pine-tar, cohesive substance, rosin, amber and wax.