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Definition 1: a hard glossy coating - [noun denoting artifact]

(lacquer is a kind of ...) a thin layer covering something

"a second coat of paint"

(... is a kind of lacquer ) lacquer with a durable glossy black finish, originally from the orient

Definition 2: a black resinous substance obtained from certain trees and used as a natural varnish - [noun denoting substance]

(lacquer is a kind of ...) any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying

Definition 3: coat with lacquer - [verb of creation]

Samples where lacquer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • A lacquered box from China

(lacquer is a kind of ...) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

"Decorate the room for the party" "beautify yourself for the special day"

(... is a kind of lacquer ) coat with a lacquer, as done in Japan

(lacquer belongs to category ...) a craft that requires skillful hands

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