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1) abietic acid. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A yellowish resinous powder, C19H29COOH, isolated from rosin and used in lacquers, varnishes, and soaps. From Latin abis, abiet-, silver fir....

2) rosin. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...metal hydroxides. Rosin is not a pure substance but a mixture of several compounds, chiefly abietic acid. It is used in making cements, varnishes, paints, sealing...

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