Varnish

Transparent, oil or spirit-based liquid giving a hard, clear surface layer. Expensive furniture may have ten or more layers of resin dissolved in spirit, each coat being dried and polished before the next application. Cheaper furniture may have only two or three coats, with no polishing in between. Varnishing was used from the late 17thC while fren …...

Varnish

Varnish is British slang for brown sauce.
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Varnish

Varnish is British slang for brown sauce.
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Varnish

A clear liquid applied to printed surfaces for looks and protection. (UV coating looks better.)
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varnish

[n] - paint that provides a hard glossy transparent coating 2. [v] - cover with varnish
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Varnish

A product that seals paint or other substrates for protection, giving either a matt, satin or gloss finish.
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Varnish

Liquid applied as a coating for protection and appearance.
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Varnish

A resin in solution.Oil based varnishVarnishes where the resins are dissolved in linseed and/or other oils.Spirit based varnishConsist of resins dissolved in turpentine or alcohol.
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varnish

In art and crafts, a transparent solution of resins or resinous gums dissolved in linseed oil, turpentine, or other solvents, or the synthetic equivalents. It is used to protect the surface of...
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Varnish

A coating printed on top of a printed sheet to protect it, add a finish, and/or add a tinge of colour. An entire sheet may be varnished, or certain areas, like halftones, may be spot varnished to add emphasis and appeal.
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Varnish

A thickened preparation of drying oil, or drying oil and resin suitable for spreading on surfaces to form continuous, transparent coatings, or for mixing with pigments to make enamels.
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Varnish

Var'nish noun [ Middle English vernish , French vernis , Late Latin vernicium ; akin to French vernir to varnish, from (assumed) Late Latin vitrinire to glaze, from Late Latin vitrinus glassy, from Latin vitrum glass. See Vitreous .] 1....
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Varnish

Var'nish transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Varnished ; present participle & verbal noun Varnishing .] [ Confer French vernir , vernisser . See Varnish , noun ] 1. To lay ...
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varnish

1. A viscid liquid, consisting of a solution of resinous matter in an oil or a volatile liquid, laid on work with a brush, or otherwise. When applied the varnish soon dries, either by evaporation or chemical action, and the resinous part forms thus a smooth, hard surface, with a beautiful gloss, capable of resisting, to a greater or less degree, th...
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varnish

noun paint that provides a hard glossy transparent coating
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Varnish

• (n.) That which resembles varnish, either naturally or artificially; a glossy appearance. • (n.) To lay varnish on; to cover with a liquid which produces, when dry, a hard, glossy surface; as, to varnish a table; to varnish a painting. • (n.) An artificial covering to give a fair appearance to any act or conduct; outside show; glos...
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varnish

liquid coating material containing a resin that dries to a hard transparent film. Most varnishes are a blend of resin, drying oil, drier, and ... [12 related articles]
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Varnish

when applied to lubrication, a thin, insoluble, nonwipeable film deposit occurring on interior parts, resulting from the oxidation and polymerization of fuels and lubricants. Can cause sticking and malfunction of close-clearance moving parts. Similar to, but softer, than lacquer.
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varnish

a liquid, with or without solvent, with or without pigments or dyes, which solidifies after application, and which provides protection or improves appearance
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varnish

a substance painted on wood to make it glossy
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Varnish

Clear liquid applied like ink on press for beauty and protection.
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varnish

varnish, homogeneous solution of gum or of natural or synthetic resins in oil (oil varnish) or in a volatile solvent (spirit varnish), which dries on exposure to air, forming a thin, hard, usually glossy film. It is used for the protection or decoration of surfaces and may be transparent, translucen...
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Varnish

A varnish is a solution of resins or drying oils forming a transparent, hard, shiny surface on drying. Spirit varnishes use alcohol and other volatile liquids as the solvent, oil varnishes one of the drying oils, eg linseed oil, poppy seed, etc, usually diluted with oil of turpentine Resins dissolved in turpentine alone are often known as crystal v...
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varnish

(dental) Type: Term Pronunciation: var′nish den′tăl Definitions: 1. Solutions of natural resins and gums in a suitable solvent, of which a thin coating is applied over the surfaces of the cavity preparations before placement of restorations, used as a protective agent for the tooth against constituents of restorative materia...
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varnish

In art and crafts, a transparent solution of resins or resinous gums dissolved in linseed oil, turpentine, or other solvents, or the synthetic equivalents. It is used to protect the surface of artwork, or to give a shiny, sealed surface to furniture and interior fittings. Glair is a preparation made from the white of eggs, which is used to varnish ...
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