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noun as in gum

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It includes rosin, a solidified pine sap used by the printing and pharmaceutical industries, as well as by violinists to lend texture to the fine hairs of their bows.

From Quartz

Pitchers, including the Nationals’ Max Scherzer, claim they need some sticky stuff such as rosin to help them control where the ball goes.

Murder by Craiglist Hanna Rosin, The Atlantic A serial killer finds a newly vulnerable class of victims: white, working-class men.

Plus, read responses from Rebecca Traister, E.J. Graff, Hanna Rosin, Lauren Sandler, and Lindsay Beyerstein.

The survey was conducted by Hannah Rosin, in connection with an article she was writing about “breadwinning wives.”

So why did Hannah Rosin turn my story upside down for her bestselling polemic?

“Hell, get out of the way,” one researcher, a biologist who conducted early gender-selection studies, tells Rosin.

The easiest plan for both patient and physician is to give rosin-weed, as described in Chapter II.

For many years the fluid extract of rosin-weed has been known in my family as a remedy for rose-cold and hay fever.

There are more than twenty species of rosin-weed or silphium, all probably similar in their medicinal virtues.

In spite of this good start, rosin-weed did not have any better fortune with the homœopaths than with the eclectics.

As remarked in the chapter on Pollens, I have succeeded with the milder methods of rosin-weed, faradism and ichthyol.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rosin, such as: paste, wax, adhesive, amber, cement, and exudate.

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