HyperDic: varnish

English > 2 senses of the word varnish:
NOUNartifactvarnisha coating / coating that provides a hard, lustrous, transparent finish to a surface
VERBcontactvarnish, sealcover with varnish
varnish > pronunciation
Soundsvaa'rnihsh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > varnish: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA coating / coating that provides a hard, lustrous, transparent finish to a surface.
NarrowerfixativeA varnish dissolved in alcohol and sprayed over pictures to prevent smudging
shellac, shellac varnishA thin varnish made by dissolving lac in ethanol
Broadercoating, coatA thin layer covering something
Spanishbarniz
Catalanvernís
Verbsvarnishcover with varnish
English > varnish: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCover with varnish.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymseal
Narrowershellac, shellackCover with shellac
Broadercoat, surfacePut a coat on
Spanishbarnizar, charolar
Catalanenvernissar, enxarolar, xarolar
Nounsvarnisha coating / coating that provides a hard, lustrous, transparent finish to a surface
varnishersomeone who applies a finishing coat of varnish

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