Definition of Lac wax

1. Noun. A hard wax separated from shellac by its insolubility in alcohol.

Exact synonyms: Shellac Wax
Generic synonyms: Wax



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lac Wax

labyrinthodont
labyrinthodonta
labyrinthodonts
labyrinthotomy
labyrinths
labyrinthus
labyrinthus cochlearis
labyrinthus ethmoidalis
labyrinthus membranaceus
labyrinthus osseus
labyrinthus vestibularis
lac
lac dye
lac sulfuris
lac vaccinum
lac wax (current term)
lacca
laccase
laccases
laccate
lacceroic
lacceroic acid
laccic
laccin
laccolith
laccolithic
laccoliths
lace
lace-bark
lace-curtain

Literary usage of Lac wax

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Philosophical Magazine (1805)
"Stick Lac. Wax Resin ... Colouring extract - - Gluten ... Extraneous substances - Seed Lac. Resin - Colouring extract - Wax ..."

2. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"Polish, varnishes, sealing wax, &c. ; white lac, lac wax, yellow and white. Gum elemi; thus, or frankincense; sandrac; mastic, and varnishes. ..."

3. An Introduction to Entomology: Or, Elements of the Natural History of by William Kirby, William Spence (1846)
"... beginning with one indispensable to our present correspondence, and adverting in succession to the insects affording dyes, lac, wax, honey, and silk. ..."

4. Elements of chemistry by Andrew Fyfe (1827)
"Wax is likewise found on the upper surface of the leaves of some trees ; and it exists also in the substance called white lac. Wax is principally employed ..."

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