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Word: varnish

Definition: paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.


Sentences Containing 'varnish'

A coating of paint or varnish is sometimes applied to iron in order to prevent contact with air.
Suppose we coat one side of a glass plate with silver chloride, just as we might put a coat of varnish on a chair.
Many of the cheap candies sold by street venders are not fit for consumption, since they are not only made of bad material, but are frequently in addition given a light dipping in varnish as a protection against the decaying influences of the atmosphere.
It lightly deposits a thin film of shellac over the work, acting as a varnish and preventing its rubbing off.
The ink is composed of a varnish of boiled linseed oil and any of the lithographic colors to be commercially obtained.

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