varnishes

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alcohol-soluble resin from Australian trees; used in varnishes and in manufacturing paper acaroid resin , accaroid resin , accroides , accroides gum , accroides resin , gum accroides
large tree native to southeastern Asia; the nuts yield oil used in varnishes; nut kernels strung together are used locally as candles Aleurites moluccana , candlenut , varnish tree
oleoresin used in varnishes and ointments balsam capivi , copaiba , copaiba balsam
tropical American tree yielding a reddish resin used in cements and varnishes Bursera simaruba , gumbo-limbo
large coniferous evergreen tree of North Africa and Spain having flattened branches and scalelike leaves yielding a hard fragrant wood; bark yields a resin used in varnishes Callitris quadrivalvis , sandarac , sandarac tree , Tetraclinis articulata
seed of candlenut tree; source of soil used in varnishes candlenut
ester of acetic acid; used in fibers and fabrics; photographic films and varnishes cellulose acetate
translucent brittle substance produced from pine oleoresin; used especially in varnishes and inks and on the bows of stringed instruments colophony
brittle aromatic resin used in varnishes copal
resin of the kauri trees of New Zealand; found usually as a fossil; also collected for making varnishes and linoleum kauri , kauri copal , kauri gum , kauri resin
resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects; used in e.g. varnishes and sealing wax lac
poisonous white solid (Pb[CH3CO]2) used in dyeing cotton and in making enamels and varnishes lead acetate , sugar of lead
aromatic exudate from the mastic tree; used chiefly in varnishes mastic
brittle and faintly aromatic translucent resin used in varnishes sandarac , sandarach
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