Highgate resin(Min.), a fossil resin resembling copal, occuring in blue clay at Highgate, near London.Resin bush(Bot.), a low composite shrub (Euryops speciosissimus) of South Africa, having smooth pinnately parted leaves and abounding in resin.

(Res`in*a"ceous) a. Having the quality of resin; resinous.

(Res"in*ate) n. (Chem.) Any one of the salts the resinic acids.

(Re*sin"ic) a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, resin; as, the resinic acids.

(Res`in*if"er*ous) a. [Resin + -ferous: cf. F. résinifère.] Yielding resin; as, a resiniferous tree or vessel.

(Res"in*i*form) a. [Resin + -form: cf. F. résiniforme.] Having the form of resin.

(Res`in*o-e*lec"tric) a. (Elec.) Containing or exhibiting resinous electricity.

(Res"in*oid) a. Somewhat like resin.

(Re*signed") a. Submissive; yielding; not disposed to resist or murmur.

A firm, yet cautious mind;
Sincere, thought prudent; constant, yet resigned.

(Re*sign"ed*ly) adv. With submission.

(Res`ign*ee") n. One to whom anything is resigned, or in whose favor a resignation is made.

(Re*sign"er) n. One who resigns.

(Re*sign"ment) n. The act of resigning.

(Re*sile") v. i. [imp. & p. p. Resiled (-z?ld"); p. pr. & vb. n. Resiling.] [L. resilire to leap or spring back; pref. re- re- + salire to leap, spring. See Salient.] To start back; to recoil; to recede from a purpose. J. Ellis.

(Re*sil"i*ence) Resiliency
(Re*sil"i*en*cy) n.

1. The act of resiling, springing back, or rebounding; as, the resilience of a ball or of sound.

2. (Mech. & Engyn.) The mechanical work required to strain an elastic body, as a deflected beam, stretched spring, etc., to the elastic limit; also, the work performed by the body in recovering from such strain.

(Re*sil"i*ent) a. [L. resiliens, p. pr.] Leaping back; rebounding; recoiling.

(Res`i*li"tion) n. Resilience. [R.]

(Res"in) n. [F. résine, L. resina; cf. Gr. "rhti`nh Cf. Rosin.] Any one of a class of yellowish brown solid inflammable substances, of vegetable origin, which are nonconductors of electricity, have a vitreous fracture, and are soluble in ether, alcohol, and essential oils, but not in water; specif., pine resin

Resins exude from trees in combination with essential oils, gums, etc., and in a liquid or semiliquid state. They are composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, and are supposed to be formed by the oxidation of the essential oils. Copal, mastic, guaiacum, and colophony or pine resin, are some of them. When mixed with gum, they form the gum resins, like asafetida and gamboge; mixed with essential oils, they form balsams, or oleoresins.

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