phenolic resins

phenolic resins
phenolic resins plural noun
A group of plastics made from a phenol and an aldehyde
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Main Entry:phenol

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  • phenolic plastic — noun a plastic consisting of phenolic resins • Syn: ↑phenolic urea • Hypernyms: ↑plastic * * * noun : a plastic consisting of a phenolic resin …   Useful english dictionary

  • phenolic urea — noun a plastic consisting of phenolic resins • Syn: ↑phenolic plastic • Hypernyms: ↑plastic …   Useful english dictionary

  • phenolic resin — n. any of a group of thermosetting resins formed by condensing phenol with various aldehydes, as formaldehyde: used to form molded and cast plastic items …   English World dictionary

  • phenolic resin — noun a thermosetting resin • Syn: ↑phenolic, ↑phenoplast • Hypernyms: ↑synthetic resin * * * noun ( s) : any of various usually thermosetting resins of high mechanical strength and electrical resistance that are made by condensation of a phenol… …   Useful english dictionary

  • phenolic — phe·no·lic (fĭ nōʹlĭk, nŏlʹĭk) adj. Of, relating to, containing, or derived from phenol. n. Any of various synthetic thermosetting resins, obtained by the reaction of phenols with simple aldehydes and used to make molded products and as coatings… …   Universalium

  • phenolic resin — Chem. any of the class of thermosetting resins formed by the condensation of phenol, or of a phenol derivative, with an aldehyde, esp. formaldehyde: used chiefly in the manufacture of paints and plastics and as adhesives for sandpaper and plywood …   Universalium

  • phenolic resin — /fəˌnɒlɪk ˈrɛzən/ (say fuh.nolik rezuhn) noun any of a class of synthetic thermosetting resins produced by the condensation of phenol or its derivatives with formaldehyde, used in paints, varnishes, adhesives, and plastics …   Australian English dictionary

  • phenol — phenolic /fi noh lik, nol ik/, adj. /fee nawl, nol/, n. Chem. 1. Also called carbolic acid, hydroxybenzene, oxybenzene, phenylic acid. a white, crystalline, water soluble, poisonous mass, C6H5OH, obtained from coal tar, or a hydroxyl derivative… …   Universalium

  • Phenol formaldehyde resin — Phenol formaldehyde resins (PF) include synthetic thermosetting resins such as obtained by the reaction of phenols with formaldehyde. Sometimes the precursors include other aldehydes or other phenol. Phenolic resins are mainly used in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Particle board — For the alternative to plywood, see Oriented Strand Board. Particleboard with veneer µCT flight through a piece of particle board. View lateral, resol …   Wikipedia