melamine resin


: a thermosetting resin made from melamine and an aldehyde and used especially in molded or laminated products, adhesives, and coatings

Examples of melamine resin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pieces ready for storage are impregnated with polyethylene glycol or melamine resin to prevent cracking. Jennifer Hattam, Discover Magazine, 22 July 2015 Made with bamboo fiber and melamine resin, the boxes are dishwasher safe, though not microwave safe. Madison Flager, Condé Nast Traveler, 2 Apr. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of melamine resin was in 1939

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“Melamine resin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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