rosin oil


noun

a viscous liquid, colorless to black, distilled from rosin and used in making adhesives, inks, insulation, lacquers, lubricants, plasticizers, and varnish.

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First recorded in 1840–45

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British Dictionary definitions for rosin oil

rosin oil

noun

a yellowish fluorescent oily liquid obtained from certain resins, used in the manufacture of carbon black, varnishes, and lacquersAlso called: 'rosinol, retinol
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