Resin vs Residue - What's the difference?

resin | residue |


As nouns the difference between resin and residue

is that resin is a viscous hydrocarbon secretion of many plants, particularly coniferous trees while residue is whatever remains after something else has been removed.

As a verb resin

is to apply resin.

resin

English

(wikipedia resin)

Noun

  • A viscous hydrocarbon secretion of many plants, particularly coniferous trees.
  • Any of various yellowish viscous liquids or soft solids of plant origin; used in lacquers, varnishes and many other applications; chemically they are mostly hydrocarbons, often polycyclic.
  • Any synthetic compound of similar properties.
  • Derived terms

    * resinate * resinous

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to apply resin
  • Anagrams

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    residue

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Whatever remains after something else has been removed.
  • (chemistry) The substance that remains after evaporation, distillation, filtration or any similar process.
  • (legal) Whatever property or effects are left in an estate after payment of all debts, other charges and deduction of what is specifically bequeathed by the testator.
  • (mathematics) A form of complex number, proportional to the contour integral of a meromorphic function along a path enclosing one of its singularities.
  • Derived terms

    * nonresidue * quadratic residue * residual * residuary

    Anagrams

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