Definition of Araldite in US English:



  • A trademark for: an epoxy resin used as an adhesive and an embedding medium, especially an adhesive that hardens when a second chemical is added.


1940s; earliest use found in The Trade Marks Journal. Origin uncertain. Perhaps from the initial letters of the name of Aero Research Limited, who produced the resin in the U.K. + -ite, with inserted a and d.