balata gum


balata gum
балата

English-Russian dictionary of chemistre. 2014.

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  • balata — /bəˈlatə/ (say buh lahtuh), /ˈbælətə/ (say baluhtuh) noun 1. the dried juice or gum (balata gum) obtained from the bully tree, Manilkara bidentata, used as a substitute for gutta percha and in making chewing gum. 2. → bully tree. {American… …   Australian English dictionary

  • balata tree — noun a tropical hardwood tree yielding balata gum and heavy red timber • Syn: ↑balata, ↑beefwood, ↑bully tree, ↑Manilkara bidentata • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Substance Meronyms: ↑balata, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Balata — Bal a*ta, n. [Sp., prob. fr. native name.] 1. A West Indian sapotaceous tree ({Bumelia retusa}). [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. The bully tree ({Minusops globosa}); also, its milky juice ({); also, its milky juice (}), which when dried constitutes an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • balata — [bə lät′ə, bal′ə tə] n. [Sp < Tupí or Galibi] 1. any of a genus (Manilkara, esp. M. bidentata) of tropical American trees of the sapodilla family with hard, heavy, dark red wood used for flooring, furniture, etc. 2. the dried milky sap of… …   English World dictionary

  • balata — /beuh lah teuh, bal euh teuh/, n. 1. a nonelastic, rubberlike, water resistant gum that softens in hot water and is obtained from the latex of a tropical American tree, Manilkara bidentata: used chiefly in the manufacture of machinery belts, golf …   Universalium

  • balata — n. Canadian term for the bully tree, tropical tree that has dark red wood that produces a latex sap; nonelastic gum similar to rubber made from the sap of the balata tree (used in making machinery belts, golf balls and other industrial rubber… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • BALATA —    a vegetable gum used as a substitute for gutta percha, being at once ductile and elastic; goes under the name of bully …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • balata — ba•la•ta [[t]bəˈlɑ tə, ˈbæl ə tə[/t]] n. pl. tas 1) chem. bully tree 2) pln a gum obtained from the latex of the bully tree, used in golf ball covers and machinery belts • Etymology: 1855–60; < AmerSp < Carib …   From formal English to slang

  • balata —   n. elastic gum obtained from milk tree of Brazil …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • chicle gum — Balata Bal a*ta, n. [Sp., prob. fr. native name.] 1. A West Indian sapotaceous tree ({Bumelia retusa}). [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. The bully tree ({Minusops globosa}); also, its milky juice ({); also, its milky juice (}), which when dried… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gutta balata — noun when dried yields a hard substance used e.g. in golf balls • Syn: ↑balata • Hypernyms: ↑gum • Substance Holonyms: ↑balata, ↑balata tree, ↑beefwood, ↑bully tree, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary