GLOSSARY OF TERMS
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Orange Peel: gel coated or painted finish which is not smooth and is patterned similar to an orange's skin. Veils can reduce the occurrence of orange peel.

Organic
: matter originating in plant or animal life or composed of chemicals of hydrocarbon origin, either natural or synthetic.

Orthophthalic Resin: polyester resin based on orthophthalic acid, also known as a general purpose resin (GP).

Overlay Sheet: a nonwoven fibrous mat (of glass, synthetic fiber, and so forth) used as the top layer in a cloth or mat lay-up, to provide a smoother finish, minimize the appearance of the fibrous pattern, or permit machining or grinding to a precise dimension. Also called surfacing mat.

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