Meaning of LACQUER in English


vt to cover with lacquer.

2. lacquer ·noun a varnish, consisting of a solution of shell-lac in alcohol, often colored with gamboge, saffron, or the like;

— used for varnishing metals, papier-mache, and wood. the name is also given to varnishes made of other ingredients, ·esp. the tough, solid varnish of the japanese, with which ornamental objects are made.

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