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resin in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishresinres‧in /ˈrezɪn/ noun  1 [uncountable]HBP a thick sticky liquid that comes out of some treessap2 [countable, uncountable]HCPTIM a type of plasticresinous adjective
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resinCarbon, zeolite, and resins have a limited life.July 4: 300 kilos of cannabis resin and herbal cannabis worth up to £3m seized from a Northern Ireland-registered lorry in Dover.Then tissues were dehydrated with alcohol and embedded in epoxy resin.Iii this procedure, plasma is mixed with a strongly acidic cation exchange resin of the sodium form.He worked on a Diners Club card, removing the ink on the raised letters with a Q-tip doused in polyester resin.Such resins are known to inhibit the growth of certain fungi.The resin content also makes them particularly glossy.