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resinate

[v. rez-uh-neyt; n. rez-uh-nit, -neyt] /v. ˈrɛz əˌneɪt; n. ˈrɛz ə nɪt, -ˌneɪt/
verb (used with object), resinated, resinating.
1.
to treat with resin, as by impregnation.
noun
2.
Chemistry. any of the salts of the acids found in rosin.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; resin + -ate1 (def 1), -ate2 (def 2)
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British Dictionary definitions for resinating

resinate

/ˈrɛzɪˌneɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to impregnate with resin
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Word Origin and History for resinating

resinate

v.

"impregnate with resin," 1891, from resin + -ate (2). Related: Resinated; resinating.

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