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noun al·kyd \ˈal-kəd\

Definition of alkyd

  1. 1 :  any of numerous synthetic resins that are used especially for protective coatings and in paint

  2. 2 :  a paint in which the vehicle is an alkyd resin



Origin of alkyd

blend of alkyl and acid


First Known Use: 1929


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