alkyd

[al-kid] Chemistry.
noun
1.
Also called alkyd resin. any of a group of sticky resins derived from dicarboxylic acids, as phthalic or maleic acid, in reaction with polyvalent alcohols, as glycol or glycerol: used chiefly in adhesives and paints.
adjective
2.
made of or containing an alkyd.

Origin:
1925–30; alky(l) + (aci)d

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Ordinary acrylic latex or alkyd interior house paint can be used.
Alkyd and alkyd modified topcoats are usually compatible with alkyd and alkyd modified primers.
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