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Definition of Lacquer


  1. 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.
  2. To cover with lacquer.

Lacquer Translations

lacquer in Danish is fernis
lacquer in Dutch is verlakken, lakken
lacquer in Finnish is lakka
lacquer in French is laque
lacquer in German is lackieren, Lack
lacquer in Italian is vernice
lacquer in Portuguese is laca
lacquer in Spanish is charol
lacquer in Swedish is fernissa, lackera