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See also: Rosin
From Old French raisine, rousine, variants of résine. See resin.
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɹɒz.ən/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɹɑz.ən/
- (dialectal) IPA(key): /ˈɹɑz.əm/, /ˈɹɔz.əm/
rosin (countable and uncountable, plural rosins)
- (organic chemistry) A solid form of resin, obtained from liquid resin by vaporizing its volatile components.
- 1998, Neville H. Fletcher; Thomas Rossing, The Physics of Musical Instruments, second edition, Springer Science & Business, →ISBN, page 284:
- The action of the bow therefore depends almost entirely upon the application of rosin and upon its frictional properties. Violin rosin is a natural gum obtained from conifers such as larch that produce turpentine.
- 1834, [Edward Bulwer-Lytton], The Last Days of Pompeii. […], volume (please specify |volume=I, II, or III), London: Richard Bentley, […]; successor to Henry Colburn, →OCLC:
- ‘It is delicate,’ said Pansa, ‘but there is perhaps the least particle too much of rosin in its flavor.’
- 1883, Mark Twain [pseudonym; Samuel Langhorne Clemens], chapter 16, in Life on the Mississippi, Boston, Mass.: James R[ipley] Osgood and Company, →OCLC:
- From three o'clock onward they would be burning rosin and pitch pine (the sign of preparation), and so one had the picturesque spectacle of a rank, some two or three miles long, of tall, ascending columns of coal-black smoke; […]
- 1894 , Arthur Conan Doyle, “Lot No. 249”, in Round the Red Lamp […] :
- A thick, fat smoke oozed out from the fire, and a heavy smell of burned rosin and singed hair filled the air.
solid form of resin
liquid resin — see resin
rosin (third-person singular simple present rosins, present participle rosining, simple past and past participle rosined)
- (transitive) To apply rosin to (something); to rub or cover with rosin.
- We waited expectantly as the guest violinist rosined his bow in preparation for playing.
- ^ Hall, Joseph Sargent (March 2, 1942), “3. The Consonants”, in The Phonetics of Great Smoky Mountain Speech (American Speech: Reprints and Monographs; 4), New York: King's Crown Press, →DOI, →ISBN, § 8, page 99.
- ^ Stanley, Oma (1937), “III. The Consonants”, in The Speech of East Texas (American Speech: Reprints and Monographs; 2), New York: Columbia University Press, →DOI, →ISBN, § 11, page 74.
From Middle Low German rosin, rosine, from Old French rosin.
rosin c (singular definite rosinen, plural indefinite rosiner)
Declension of rosin
From Latin racemus, via French raisin.
rosin f or m (definite singular rosina or rosinen, indefinite plural rosiner, definite plural rosinene)
- “rosin” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
From Latin racemus, via French raisin.
rosin f (definite singular rosina, indefinite plural rosiner, definite plural rosinene)
- “rosin” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
rosin (nominative plural rosins)
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