Definition of Shellac varnish

1. Noun. A thin varnish made by dissolving lac in ethanol; used to finish wood.

Exact synonyms: Shellac
Specialized synonyms: French Polish, French Polish Shellac
Generic synonyms: Varnish
Terms within: Lac
Derivative terms: Shellac

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shellac Varnish

shell moulding
shell nail
shell out
shell parakeet
shell plating
shell script
shell scripts
shell shock
shell shocked
shell stitch
shell suit
shell suits
shellable
shellac
shellac base
shellac varnish (current term)
shellac wax
shellack
shellacked
shellacking
shellackings
shellacks
shellacs
shellapple
shellback
shellbacks
shellbark
shellbark hickory
shellbarks
shellcode

Literary usage of Shellac varnish

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

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"This is shellac varnish for the large brewery vessels and pitch for the trade packages. English Beers and Malting as Practised in England and English ..."

2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1903)
"The shellac varnish is commonly called yellow varnish. ... Black Shellac Varnish.—Black shellac varnish may be made by adding lampblack to the yellow ..."

3. Industrial Chemistry: A Manual for the Student and Manufacturer by Allen Rogers (1920)
"The bulk of the shellac varnish to-day is made with special denatured ... The yellow-colored residue sometimes noticed in orange-shellac varnish is a ..."

4. Industrial Chemistry: A Manual for the Student and Manufacturer by Allen Rogers (1920)
"The bulk of the shellac varnish to-day is made with special denatured ... The yellow-colored residue sometimes noticed in orange-shellac varnish is a ..."

5. The Scientific American Cyclopedia of Formulas: Partly Based Upon the 28th by Albert Allis Hopkins (1910)
"Rubber, shellac varnish for. 1.—Powder shellac and soak in well- stoppered bottle with 10 ... shellac varnish. (See also Rubber.) 1.— (a) Shellac, 60 grams; ..."

6. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"The principal spirit varnishes used in connection with building are Dammar varnish and shellac varnish. Dammar varnish is made by treating dammar resin with ..."

7. Manual Training Magazine (1913)
"ORANGE shellac varnish. Orange shellac varnish is made by dissolving flake shellac ... White shellac varnish is made from bleached shellac gum and alcohol. ..."

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