Definition of 'lacquer'
Example sentences containing 'lacquer'
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Real wood doors come in painted and lacquered finishes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You might have to settle for an executive lunch delivered in a lacquered box. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The metal frame holds drawers and shelves in teak and lacquered wood. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The courtiers joke and idle and cross their legs in the lacquered wood waiting rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Striped lacquered metal doors section off a large closet and are the first thing you see on entering the apartment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The lacquered cream cabinet sits on an elm stand, and there are four removable shelves inside. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There has, for example, been a move away from spray lacquer to natural wood. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'lacquer'
British English: lacquer /ˈlækə/ NOUN
Lacquer is a special type of liquid which is put on wood or metal to protect it and make it shiny.
We put on the second coating of lacquer.
- American English: lacquer
- Arabic: وِرْنِيشُ الِلّك
- Brazilian Portuguese: laca
- Chinese: 漆
- Croatian: lak
- Czech: lak
- Danish: lak
- Dutch: lak
- European Spanish: laca
- Finnish: lakka
- French: laque peinture
- German: Lack
- Greek: λάκα
- Italian: lacca
- Japanese: ラッカー
- Korean: 래커
- Norwegian: lakk
- Polish: lakier
- European Portuguese: laca
- Romanian: lac
- Russian: лак
- Spanish: laca
- Swedish: lack
- Thai: น้ำมันแลกเกอร์
- Turkish: lake
- Ukrainian: лак
- Vietnamese: sơn mài
Definition of lacquer from the Collins English Dictionary
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