ros·in /ˈrɑzṇ, ˈrɔ, ||ˈrɔzəm/
ros·in /ˈrɑzṇ, ˈrɔz-/ 名詞
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.
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.
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"
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.