What does rosin mean?

Definitions for rosin
ˈrɒz ɪnrosin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resin, rosinverb

    any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules

  2. rosinverb

    rub rosin onto

    "rosin the violin bow"

Wiktionary

  1. rosinnoun

    A solid form of resin, obtained from liquid resin by vaporizing its volatile components.

  2. rosinnoun

    Resin

  3. rosinverb

    To apply rosin to something.

    We waited expectantly as the guest violinist rosined up his bow in preparation to playing.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

Wikipedia

  1. Rosin

    Rosin (), also called colophony or Greek pitch (Latin: pix graeca), is a solid form of resin obtained from pines and some other plants, mostly conifers, produced by heating fresh liquid resin to vaporize the volatile liquid terpene components. It is semi-transparent and varies in color from yellow to black. At room temperature rosin is brittle, but it melts at stove-top temperature. It chiefly consists of various resin acids, especially abietic acid. The term colophony comes from colophonia resina, Latin for "resin from Colophon" (Ancient Greek: Κολοφωνία ῥητίνη, romanized: Kolophōnía rhētínē), an ancient Ionic city.

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  1. rosin

    Rosin, also called colophony or Greek pitch, is a solid form of resin obtained from pines and other plants, mostly conifers. It is produced by heating fresh liquid resin to vaporize the volatile liquid terpene components, leaving behind the non-volatile parts. It is commonly used in processes like soldering, or in products such as varnishes, adhesives, and even in stringed musical instruments to increase friction between the bow hair and strings.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rosinnoun

    the hard, amber-colored resin left after distilling off the volatile oil of turpentine; colophony

  2. Rosinverb

    to rub with rosin, as musicians rub the bow of a violin

  3. Etymology: [A variant of resin.]

Wikidata

  1. Rosin

    Rosin, also called colophony or Greek pitch, is a solid form of resin obtained from pines and some other plants, mostly conifers, produced by heating fresh liquid resin to vaporize the volatile liquid terpene components. It is semi-transparent and varies in color from yellow to black. At room temperature rosin is brittle, but it melts at stove-top temperatures. It chiefly consists of different resin acids, especially abietic acid. The term "colophony" comes from colophonia resina or "resin from the pine trees of Colophon," an ancient Ionic city.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rosin

    roz′in, n. the solid left after distilling off the oil from crude turpentine.—v.t. to rub or cover with rosin.—adj. Ros′ined.—ns. Ros′in-oil, an oil from pine resin for lubricating machinery; Ros′in-wood, any plant of the genus Silphium.—adj. Ros′iny, like or containing rosin. [Resin.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ROSIN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Rosin is ranked #14667 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Rosin surname appeared 2,028 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Rosin.

    93.6% or 1,900 total occurrences were White.
    2.1% or 43 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.4% or 29 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    1.3% or 27 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 19 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 10 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. irons

  2. noirs

  3. ornis

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rosin in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rosin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of rosin in a Sentence

  1. Diego Castillo:

    I think it was just worn out because of the rosin I had consistently touching it.

  2. Diego Castillo:

    That’s the hat I’ve been using all season, i think it was just worn out because of the rosin I had consistently touching it.

  3. Josh Donaldson:

    Hitters have never really cared about sunscreen, rosin and pine tar. We haven’t cared about that because it’s not a performance enhancement. What these guys are doing now are performance-enhancing, to where it is an actual superglue-type of ordeal, to where it’s not about command anymore, now, it’s about who’s throwing the nastiest pitches, the more unhittable pitches.

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