RES'INOUS, a. Partaking of the qualities of resin; like resin. Resinous substances are combustible. Resinous electricity, is that electricity which is excited by rubbing bodies of the resinous kind. This is generally negative.
Resinous Res"in*ous (-?s), a. [L. resinous: cf. F. r['e]sineux. See Resin.] Of or pertaining to resin; of the nature of resin; resembling or obtained from resin. Resinous electricity (Elec.), electricity which is exited by rubbing bodies of the resinous kind. See Negative electricity, under Negative.