Resin vs Storax - What's the difference?

resin | storax |


As nouns the difference between resin and storax

is that resin is a viscous hydrocarbon secretion of many plants, particularly coniferous trees while storax is any member of the genus styrax of trees and shrubs.

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

    * * * * * ----

    storax

    English

    (wikipedia storax) (Styrax) (Liquidambar orientalis)

    Noun

    (es)
  • Any member of the genus Styrax of trees and shrubs.
  • The resin of the oriental sweetgum tree (Liquidambar orientalis ).