alkyd resin

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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alkyd resin (ˈælkɪd)
 
n
any synthetic resin made from a dicarboxylic acid, such as phthalic acid, and diols or triols: used in paints and adhesives

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