synthetic resin


Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web This kind of coating, known commercially as Teflon, lines metal pans with a tough, synthetic resin to create a slippery surface. Sophie Putka, Discover Magazine, 21 Jan. 2021 The label says it’s safe to use on most bath surfaces, including porcelain, synthetic resin, fiberglass and ceramic tile. Jeanne Huber, Washington Post, 25 July 2022 Such gear is often made of polypropylene plastic, a synthetic resin that can take hundreds of years to degrade. Washington Post, 25 Nov. 2020 But by the 1960s, rubber gave way to urethane skins and synthetic resin cores, according to multiple accounts of the golf ball's evolution. Josh Peter, USA TODAY, 2 Aug. 2019 According to a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality document obtained by Tunnell, there are 46 companies in Texas with permits to manufacture plastics materials and synthetic resins; many are on the Texas coast. Julissa Treviño, WIRED, 10 July 2019 Mercedes-Benz will display an original Geländewagen encased in 44.4 tons of synthetic resin at the Detroit auto show. Greg Fink, Car and Driver, 12 Jan. 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of synthetic resin was in 1907

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“Synthetic resin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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