tending to move away from a stimulus or situation.
a salt or ester of .
- Abietic acid
a yellow, crystalline, water-insoluble acid, C 20 H 30 O 2 , obtained from the resin of a species of pine: used chiefly in driers, varnishes, and soaps. Historical Examples The constituents of rosin are chiefly (80-90%) abietic acid or its anhydride together with pinic and sylvic acids. Soap-Making Manual E. G. Thomssen noun a […]