balsam

(redirected from Busy lizzie)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

tincture

 [tingk´chur]
an alcoholic or hydroalcoholic solution prepared from vegetable drugs or chemical substances.
compound benzoin tincture a mixture of benzoin and several other ingredients in alcohol, used as a topical skin protectant.
iodine tincture a preparation of iodine and sodium iodide in diluted alcohol, used as a topical antiinfective.

bal·sam

(bahl'sam),
A fragrant, resinous or thick, oily exudate from various trees and plants.
Synonym(s): balm (1) , oleoresin (3)
[G. balsamon; L. balsamum]

balsam

(bôl′səm)
n.
1.
a. Any of several aromatic resins, such as balsam of Peru and balsam of Tolu, that contain considerable amounts of benzoic acid, cinnamic acid, or both, or their esters.
b. Any of several other fragrant plant resins, such as Canada balsam.
c. A similar substance, especially a fragrant ointment used as medication; a balm.
2. Any of various trees, especially the balsam fir, yielding an aromatic resinous substance.

balsam

An oily or gummy resin, usually containing benzoic or cinnamic acids, obtained from various trees and used to flavour medicines or as an inhalant.

balsam

an oily and resinous substance extracted from various plants, which is used as a mounting fluid in microscopy and as a constituent of medicines and perfumes.

bal·sam

(bawl'săm)
A fragrant, resinous or thick, oily exudate from various trees and plants.
Synonym(s): balm (1) .
[G. balsamon; L. balsamum]
References in periodicals archive ?
ALTERNATIVELY COMPLETE THE COUPON IN BLOCK CAPITALS AND SEND IT TO: Mirror Busy Lizzie Offer (DM39041), PO Box 64, South West District Office, Manchester, M16 9HY TITLE INITIAL SURNAME ADDRESS POST CODE DOB EMAIL TEL NO (for queries only) NAME ON CARD SIGNATURE Calls cost 7p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.
That's why next week, Armitage's and the Examiner will be hosting an event at Leeds Road Playing Fields where the Busy Lizzies grown by children across the town since April will be judged.
Interestingly, Busy Lizzie and Sudden Flight are the only confirmed hold-up horses in a race that should be a true test, even accepting that the jockeys will be concerned to conserve something for the finish.
Even so, there will be plenty of opportunities for Busy Lizzie and she will be tough nut to crack in this 15-furlong prize.
The lightly raced Busy Lizzie is a typical staying handicapper from John Dunlop's stable.
Sweet success: Busy Lizzie Bee waxes lyrical after winning a PR contract with Rowse Honey.
fragrant violet flowe tos Busy Lizzie - DeZire mixed has been specially bred to cope with the vagaries of our summers and is a good choice to brighten up a shady border.
Peach Butterfly is a lovely salmony peach coloured single Busy Lizzie, which was most popular in the trials.
Busy Lizzie, who chased home progressive stablemate Give Notice at Kempton, can complete an Arundel double in the Grosvenor Casino Salford Handicap (3.55).
Dunlop can also be on the mark at Salisbury with Don't Surrender and Busy Lizzie.
Geraniums, begonias, petunias, impatiens (busy lizzie), antirrhinum, nemesia, fuchsia, cosmos, lobelias and salvias - happy, cheerful flowers to make everyone smile!