aldehyde resin

noun

Definition of aldehyde resin

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

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First Known Use of aldehyde resin

1838, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Aldehyde resin.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aldehyde%20resin. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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