noun Also called colophony.
verb (used with object)
Origin of rosin
Related Words for rosinpaste, wax, amber, adhesive, plaster, cement, pitch, glue, mucilage, tar, exudate, resin
Examples from the Web for rosin
Contemporary Examples of rosin
“Hell, get out of the way,” one researcher, a biologist who conducted early gender-selection studies, tells Rosin.
To show how it all plays out, Rosin spent many months reporting—and, indeed, The End of Men is rigorously researched.
Rosin says her goal is to help men and women learn to navigate these changes, not draw battle lines based on gender.
But Rosin was perhaps the first to string all the economic realities together in such staggering form.
Historical Examples of rosin
Then take them out, dry the bottles, rosin down the corks close, and set them in dry saw-dust with their necks downward.
The rosin melts and spreads over the leaf, varnishing it beautifully.
A process of Rosin's, not yet published, is more convenient.Histology of the Blood
In the pit was a quantity of rosin sufficient to fill a thousand barrels.Among the Pines
James R. Gilmore
First melt the beeswax and rosin, being careful not to have the fire too hot.Walnut Growing in Oregon
Word Origin for rosin
late 13c., from Old French raisine, rousine, variants of résine (see resin). The verb is from mid- 14c. Related: Rosined; rosining.