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al•kyd



Pronunciation: (al'kid), [key] Chem.n.
Also called al'kyd res'in. any of a group of sticky resins derived from dicarboxylic acids, as phthalic or maleic acid, in reaction with polyvalent alcohols, as glycol or glycerol: used chiefly in adhesives and paints.

adj.
made of or containing an alkyd.

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