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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ros·in /ˈrɑzṇ, ˈrɔ, ||ˈrɔzəm/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ros·in /ˈrɑzṇ, ˈrɔz-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ros·in n.  The hard, amber-colored resin left after distilling off the volatile oil of turpentine; colophony.
 Rosin oil, an oil obtained from the resin of the pine tree, -- used by painters and for lubricating machinery, etc.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ros·in, v. t. To rub with rosin, as musicians rub the bow of a violin.
    Or with the rosined bow torment the string.   --Gay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances
          obtained either as exudations from certain plants or
          prepared by polymerization of simple molecules [syn: resin]
      v : rub rosin onto; "rosin the violin bow"

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    found only in Authorized Version, margin, Ezek. 27:17, Heb.
    tsori, uniformly rendered elsewhere "balm" (q.v.), as here in
    the text. The Vulgate has resinam, rendered "rosin" in the Douay
    Version. As used, however, by Jerome, the Lat. resina denotes
    some odoriferous gum or oil.