lacquer

A hard, glossy, natural resin made from the sap of the Chinese lacquer tree. The sap is applied in thin layers - sometimes as many as 100 - to a base material, normally wood or fabric. Each layer is dried and polished before the next is applied. Eventually a thick, smooth surface is built up which can be dusted with gold or silver flecks or worked …...

Lacquer

A fast-drying clear coating that dries only by the evaporation of solvent.

Lacquer

Pesticide incorporated into a solvent-based, film-forming composition (lacquer or varnish) to achieve slow release over a lengthy period of time.

lacquer

[n] - a black resinous substance obtained from certain trees and used as a natural varnish 2. [n] - a hard glossy coating 3. [v] - coat with lacquer 4. [v] - coat with lacquer
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Lacquer

A fast-drying usually clear coating that is highly flammable and dries by solvent evaporation only. Can be reconstituted after drying by adding solvent. The word lacquer is derived from the word lac, which describes the secretions of the lac beetle. This insect, found mainly in Asia, deposits its secretions on branches of trees and this crop is lat...
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lacquer

Waterproof resinous varnish obtained from Oriental trees Toxicodendron verniciflua, and used for decorating furniture and art objects. It can be applied to wood, fabric, leather, or other materials,...
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Lacquer

A glossy, resinous, clear or coloured synthetic coating, commonly used as a surface coating.
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Lacquer

Lac'quer noun [ French lacre a sort of sealing wax, Portuguese lacte , from laca lac. See Lac the resin.] [ Written also lacker .] A varnish, consisting of a solution of shell-lac in alcohol, often colored with gamboge, saffron, or the like; -- used for varnishing met...
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Lacquer

Lac'quer transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Lacquered ; present participle & verbal noun Lacquering .] To cover with lacquer. ' Lacquer'd chair.' Pope.
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lacquer

A varnish, consisting of a solution of shell-lac in alcohol, often coloured 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, especially. The tough, solid varnish of the Japanese, with which ornamental objects are made. ... Origin: F. Lacre a sort o...
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lacquer

noun a hard glossy coating
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lacquer

verb coat with lacquer; `A lacquered box from China`
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Lacquer

• (n.) 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. • (v. t.) To cove...
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lacquer

(from the article `painting`) Lacquer has been a traditional Chinese medium for more than 2,000 years. It combines painting with intaglio relief. Linen-covered wood panels are ... ...it is still the mode of film formation of many spray paints. But it is a mode of film formation that, by itself, releases large quantities of ... Finish...
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Lacquer

A hard, protective artificial liquid that is applied as a topcoat to furniture. Lacquer provides a plastic like protection and high gloss shine. A common finish from the 1930's forward to modern times. True antique furniture lovers avoid Lacquer finishes, and maintain support of natural shellac and tungoil varnish. Lacquer finishes tend to deterior...
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Lacquer

A fast-drying usually clear coating that is highly flammable and dries by solvent evaporation only. Can be reconstituted after drying by adding solvent.
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Lacquer

A generic term for finishes using nitrocellulose as a main ingredient.
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Lacquer

a deposit resulting from the oxidation and polymerization of fuels and lubricants when exposed to high temperatures. Similar to, but harder, than varnish.
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Lacquer

a fabric finish which achieves a varnished look.
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lacquer

1. a quick drying enamel that is not baked on 2. a quick drying coating which hardens primarily by loss of solvent and is usually not baked on NOTE - Lacquers are sometimes used as finishing varnishes.
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lacquer

lacquer, solution of film-forming materials, natural or synthetic, usually applied as an ornamental or protective coating. Quick-drying synthetic lacquers are used to coat automobiles, furniture, textiles, paper, and metalware. The lacquer formula may be varied to impart durability, hardness, gloss,...
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Lacquer

Strictly, lacquer is a varnish usually consisting of a solution of shell-lac (sometimes sandarach, mastic, etc,) in alcohol, coloured by arnotto, gamboge, saffron, and other colouring matters, formerly used for coating brass and some other metals, to give them a golden colour, to preserve their lustre, and to secure them against rust. Lacquered bra...
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lacquer

Waterproof resinous varnish obtained from Oriental trees Toxicodendron verniciflua, and used for decorating furniture and art objects. It can be applied to wood, fabric, leather, or other materials, with or without added colours. The technique of making and carving small lacquerwork objects was developed in China, probably as ear...
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LACQUER

A fast-drying clear pigmented coating that dries by solvent evaporation.
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lacquer

A hard, glossy, natural resin made from the sap of the Chinese lacquer tree.
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