alkyd

alkyd
noun Etymology: blend of alkyl and acid Date: 1929 1. any of numerous synthetic resins that are used especially for protective coatings and in paint 2. a paint in which the vehicle is an alkyd resin

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  • alkyd — /al kid/, Chem. n. 1. Also called alkyd resin. any of a group of sticky resins derived from dicarboxylic acids, as phthalic or maleic acid, in reaction with polyvalent alcohols, as glycol or glycerol: used chiefly in adhesives and paints. adj. 2 …   Universalium

  • alkyd — ● alkyde ou alkyd nom masculin Résine synthétique obtenue par réaction d un polyalcool et du mélange d un polyacide et d un monoacide gras. alkyd ou alkyde [alkid] n. m. ÉTYM. XXe; de alkyl , et suff. ide. ❖ ♦ Chim. Résine synthétique ob …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Alkyd — Winsor & Newton’s trade name for alkyd base watercolors …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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

  • Alkyd — Алкидная смола …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • alkyd — n. chemical compound used in glues and paints …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alkyd — [ alkɪd] noun Chemistry any of a group of synthetic polyester resins. Origin 1920s: blend of alkyl and acid …   English new terms dictionary

  • alkyd — al·kyd …   English syllables

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