aldehyde resin


: any resin produced from one or more aliphatic aldehydes by a condensation reaction brought about by concentrated alkali solutions
: any resinous product made by interaction of an aldehyde (as formaldehyde or furfural) with another substance (as phenol or urea)

Word History

First Known Use

1838, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of aldehyde resin was in 1838

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“Aldehyde resin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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