a pale yellow or greenish, slightly fluorescent, clear, viscous, bitter-tasting, water-insoluble liquid, having a pleasant, aromatic, pinelike odor, and solidifying on exposure to air: obtained from the balsam fir, Abies balsamea, and used chiefly for mounting objects on microscope slides, in the manufacture of fine lacquers, and as a cement for lenses.
a yellow transparent resin obtained from the balsam fir. Because its refractive index is similar to that of glass, it is used as an adhesive in optical devices and as a mounting medium for microscope specimens
another name for balsam fir
an electromechanical extension of a spacecraft that is used to retrieve or deploy objects in outer space. noun a type of robotic arm, developed in Canada, used on space vehicles
bacon made from a boned strip of pork loin. noun the US name for back bacon
noun a Canadian right-wing federal political party, founded in 2000
of Canada or its people. a native or inhabitant of Canada. Contemporary Examples Janesville, Wisconsin, Paul Ryan’s Hometown, Plagued by Grease Thieves Michael Daly October 10, 2012 Eat, Pray, Dumped Danielle Friedman August 18, 2010 Matthew McConaughey In ‘Dallas Buyers Club’: From Bongos to Oscar Contender Marlow Stern October 29, 2013 Justin Bieber’s Bad Bromance […]