wood rosin


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to wood rosin: Wood gum, wood sugar, gum rosin

rosin, colophony

A resin obtained as a residue in the distillation of crude turpentine from the sap of pine trees (gum rosin) or from an extract of the stumps and other parts of them (wood rosin).
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The business, the world's only supplier of wood rosin, generated revenues of approximately USD85m in fiscal year 2009.