plural -s
: a thermoplastic resin that is insoluble in alkali, that is formed as the second resin stage in the alkaline condensation of a phenol and an aldehyde to a phenolic resin, and that is used chiefly in molding powders and as an adhesive for wood

called also B-stage resin

compare resite, resol

Word History


probably from resite entry 1 + resol

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“Resitol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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