A resinous substance secreted by various scale insects, esp. a species (Laccifer lacca) of India, that live on certain fig, soapberry, and acacia trees: when melted, strained, and rehardened, it forms shellac
Any of various trees, especially of the genera Eucalyptus and Liquidambar, that are sources of gum.
(Caving) A vertical cave passage, only negotiable by using rope or ladders.
Fossil resin and other hard resins from tropical trees, used in varnishes and lacquers
A paint containing acrylic resin.
Any of various chiefly African plants of the genus Aloe, having rosettes of succulent, often spiny-margined leaves and long stalks bearing yellow, orange, or red tubular flowers.
A balsam fir.
Any of various resins from tropical trees of the bursera family, used esp. in varnishes, ointments, and inks
Any of various usually thermosetting resins capable of forming tight cross-linked polymer structures characterized by toughness, strong adhesion, and low shrinkage, used especially in surface coatings and adhesives.
A gum exuded by the African acacia trees Acacia senegal and A. seyal, used as a thickener, emulsifier, and stabilizer in food, pharmaceutical, and industrial products.
A fragrant, bitter-tasting gum resin exuded from any of several plants of Arabia and E Africa, used in making incense, perfume, etc.
Refined lac, a resinous substance usually produced in thin, flaky layers or shells and used in making varnish, phonograph records, insulating materials, etc.
The sweet, thick liquid obtained in the process of manufacturing cane sugar or glucose
A pungent gum resin obtained from the stems of certain plants (esp. Dorema ammoniacum) of the umbel family, found in Iran, S Siberia, and N India: used in perfumes, adhesives, and porcelain cements, and formerly in medicine
A greenish-brown resin from the wood of two species of guaiacum (Guaiacum sanctum and G. officinale) used as a reagent in tests for blood traces, in varnishes, etc.
The wood of a guaiacum.
A rubbery substance derived from the latex of any of several tropical trees chiefly of the genus Palaquium of Southeast Asia, used in dental devices and formerly as an electrical insulator and in golf balls.
Any of a genus (Styrax) of chiefly tropical trees and shrubs of the storax family, with drooping clusters of showy white flowers
Any of various, esp. Asian, plants (genus Astragalus) of the pea family, yielding this gum
A pastelike cement used in highway construction, especially one made with powdered lime or brick and tar.
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