ureaformaldehyde resin

urea-formaldehyde resin

[yoo-ree-uh-fawr-mal-duh-hahyd, -fer-, yoor-ee-uh-]
noun Chemistry.
any of a group of resins formed by the interaction of urea and formaldehyde under conditions that include heat and pH control: used chiefly in the manufacture of buttons, baking enamels, and for making fabrics wrinkle-resistant.

Origin:
1940–45

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urea-formaldehyde resin
 
n
any one of a class of rigid odourless synthetic materials that are made from urea and formaldehyde and are used in electrical fittings, adhesives, laminates, and finishes for textiles

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