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lacquer

lac·quer

lacquer

 
pronunciation:
lae kr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: any of several glossy varnishes made from resin or cellulose and sometimes mixed with a solvent, used as a protective coating for wood and other materials.
I'll apply another coat of lacquer to the bench after this dries.
 
similar words:
polish
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: lacquered, lacquering, lacquers
definition: to coat with lacquer or a glossy finish similar to lacquer.
The carpenter lacquered all the table tops.
similar words:
finish
derivation: lacquerer (n.)