[pond-ap-uh l] /ˈpɒndˌæp əl/
a tropical American, evergreen tree, Annona glabra, of the annona family, having yellowish-red flowers, grown as a grafting stock.
[pond] /pɒnd/ noun 1. a body of water smaller than a lake, sometimes artificially formed, as by damming a stream. verb (used without object) 2. (especially of water) to collect into a pond or large puddle: to prevent rainwater from ponding on the roof. /pɒnd/ noun 1. n. c.1300 (mid-13c. in compounds), “artificially banked body […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, water-soluble, thermoplastic resin, derived by the hydrolysis of polyvinyl acetate: used chiefly as an adhesive and as a sizing agent in the manufacture of textiles, paper, and plastics.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, odorless, nontoxic, transparent, thermoplastic, water-insoluble resin used as an adhesive in certain paints and as an intermediate in the synthesis of polyvinyl acetal and polyvinyl alcohol. noun 1. a colourless odourless tasteless resin used in emulsion paints, adhesives, sealers, a substitute for chicle in chewing gum, and for sealing porous […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. any of the class of thermoplastic resins derived by the condensation of an aldehyde with polyvinyl alcohol. 2. the slightly yellow, water-insoluble resin produced from partially hydrolyzed polyvinyl acetate and formaldehyde: used chiefly in the manufacture of lacquers, photographic film, and adhesives.