: any of various solid or semisolid amorphous fusible flammable natural organic substances that are usually transparent or translucent and yellowish to brown, are formed especially in plant secretions, are soluble in organic solvents (such as ether) but not in water, are electrical nonconductors, and are used chiefly in varnishes, printing inks, plastics, and sizes and in medicine
Meanwhile, across the loft space, honoree Gaetano Pesce’s workshop team worked hastily with colored resin to create a one-of-a-kind large-scale lamp, transfixing all in attendance.—Zachary Schwartz, Vogue, 2 Nov. 2023 The first casks were seasoned with an experimental spirit made by WhistlePig using whey and rye that was infused with Boswellia and Commiphora resin, otherwise known as frankincense and myrrh.—Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 25 Oct. 2023 The brand — once scorned as the convenient but ugly duckling of the footwear world — is also enjoying endorsements from celebrities and high-profile fashion houses; even fashion bible Vogue has attempted to advise on how to wear the resin shoes.—Byeleanor Pringle, Fortune, 6 Oct. 2023 They are made out of strands of glass held in resin.—Meg Carney, Field & Stream, 27 Sep. 2023 Each wooden ornament is handmade and covered in resin and real sand from the beaches of California, where the artist lives and works, that resembles a shoreline motif with seemingly moving tides.—L. Daniela Alvarez, Better Homes & Gardens, 26 Sep. 2023 Incorporating both is a cheeky, feminist parody of a ceremonial rite involving a cast resin sculpture of a squash.—Carolina A. Miranda, Los Angeles Times, 11 Nov. 2023 The bathroom includes an amber-colored resin tub and a chunky marble island that incorporates a double-sink vanity, free-standing mirrors, and a dressing table.—Mark David, Robb Report, 4 Nov. 2023 This pick by Melrose International comes with 12 resin ball ornaments in three different designs.—Addie Morton, Better Homes & Gardens, 3 Nov. 2023
Next, consider the best shed material—options range from steel to resin to wood—for your home's climate.—Adrienne Jordan, Better Homes & Gardens, 18 Oct. 2021 Not resin, not pine tar, not sunscreen, just Lena Blackburne Baseball Rubbing Mud is permitted.—Bernie Pleskoff, Forbes, 24 June 2021 See More
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Middle English, from Anglo-French reisine, from Latin resina; akin to Greek rhētinē pine resin
: any of various solid or semisolid amorphous fusible flammable natural organic substances that are usually transparent or translucent and yellowish to brown, are formed especially in plant secretions, are soluble in organic solvents (as ether) but not in water, and are electrical nonconductors