Rosin



  • The hard, amber-colored resin left after distilling off thevolatile oil of turpentine; colophony. Rosin oil, an oil obtainedfrom the resin of the pine tree, -- used by painters and forlubricating machinery, etc.



  • Hardened sap from trees which is used on violin bows, Bull Rider and Baseball gloves, bottoms of pointe shoes, etc. Helps retain a good grip on something, makes it not so slippery.


 

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