: a thermosetting synthetic resin made by condensing urea with formaldehyde

Word History

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of urea-formaldehyde was in 1928

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“Urea-formaldehyde.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urea-formaldehyde. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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