noun res·i·tol \ˈrezəˌtȯl, -tōl\

Definition of resitol



  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of resitol

probably from 1resite + resol

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