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NOUN (2)

1. a black resinous substance obtained from certain trees and used as a natural varnish;

2. a hard glossy coating;


VERB (1)

1. coat with lacquer;
- Example: "A lacquered box from China"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lacquer \Lac"quer\, n. [F. lacre a sort of sealing wax, Pg. lacte, fr. laca lac. See Lac the resin.] [Written also lacker.] A varnish, consisting of a solution of shellac in alcohol, often colored with gamboge, saffron, or the like; -- used for varnishing metals, papier-mach['e], and wood. The name is also given to varnishes made of other ingredients, esp. the tough, solid varnish of the Japanese, with which ornamental objects are made. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lacquer \Lac"quer\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lacquered; p. pr. & vb. n. Lacquering.] To cover with lacquer. "Lacquer'd chair." --Pope. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lacquer n 1: a black resinous substance obtained from certain trees and used as a natural varnish 2: a hard glossy coating v 1: coat with lacquer; "A lacquered box from China"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

72 Moby Thesaurus words for "lacquer": apply paint, bedaub, bedizen, begild, besmear, brush on paint, butter, calcimine, coat, coating, color, complexion, cover, dab, daub, deep-dye, dip, distemper, double-dye, dye, emblazon, enamel, engild, face, facing, fast-dye, film, fresco, fur, gild, glaze, gloss, grain, hue, illuminate, imbue, ingrain, japan, lay on, lay on color, paint, parget, pellicle, pigment, prime, revetment, scale, scum, shade, shadow, shellac, skin, slap on, slather, slop on paint, smear, smear on, spread on, spread with, stain, stipple, tar, tinct, tincture, tinge, tint, tone, undercoat, varnish, veneer, wash, whitewash