Rosin oil
Rosin Ros"in, n. [A variant of resin.] The hard, amber-colored resin left after distilling off the volatile oil of turpentine; colophony. [1913 Webster]

{Rosin oil}, an oil obtained from the resin of the pine tree, -- used by painters and for lubricating machinery, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • rosin oil — n. a viscous, odorless oil, obtained by the fractional distillation of rosin and used as a lubricant, etc. * * * …   Universalium

  • rosin oil — n. a viscous, odorless oil, obtained by the fractional distillation of rosin and used as a lubricant, etc …   English World dictionary

  • rosin oil — noun : an oily liquid obtained by destructive distillation of rosin and composed principally of hydrocarbons with some resin acids; especially : the viscous fraction that boils higher than rosin spirit, that when crude is dark colored and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rosin oil — kanifolijos alyva statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Kanifolijos distiliavimo produktas, verdantis >360 °C temperatūroje. atitikmenys: angl. resin oil; rosin oil rus. канифольное масло; смоляное масло …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Rosin — Ros in, n. [A variant of resin.] The hard, amber colored resin left after distilling off the volatile oil of turpentine; colophony. [1913 Webster] {Rosin oil}, an oil obtained from the resin of the pine tree, used by painters and for lubricating… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rosin — For other uses, see Rosin (disambiguation). A cake of rosin, made for use by violinists, used here for soldering . Rosin, also called colophony or Greek pitch (Pix græca), is a solid form of resin obtained from pines and some other plants, mostly …   Wikipedia

  • oil — Synonyms and related words: Barbados tar, Haliver Oil, Macassar oil, absinthe, adipose tissue, adulation, aid, alcohol, animal oils, anoint, anthracene oil, aquarelle, asphalt base oil, avocado oil, balm, balsam, bay oil, beechnut oil, beef… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • rosin — ► NOUN ▪ resin, especially the solid amber residue obtained after distilling oil of turpentine and used for treating the bows of stringed instruments. ► VERB (rosined, rosining) ▪ rub or treat with rosin. ORIGIN Latin rosina, from resina resin …   English terms dictionary

  • rosin — [räz′ən] n. [ME, altered < MFr, resine,RESIN] 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… …   English World dictionary

  • rosin — rosiny, adj. /roz in/, n. Also called colophony. 1. Chem. the yellowish to amber, translucent, hard, brittle, fragmented resin left after distilling the oil of turpentine from the crude oleoresin of the pine: used chiefly in making varnishes,… …   Universalium

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