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varnishes, plural;
  1. Apply varnish to
    • - we stripped the floor and varnished it
  2. Disguise or gloss over (a fact)
    • - the White House is varnishing over the defeat of the president's proposal
  1. Resin dissolved in a liquid for applying on wood, metal, or other materials to form a hard, clear, shiny surface when dry

  2. An external or superficially attractive appearance of a specific quality
    • - an outward varnish of civilization

  1. a coating that provides a hard, lustrous, transparent finish to a surface
  2. cover with varnish
  3. (varnished) stained: having a coating of stain or varnish
  4. Varnish is a transparent, hard, protective finish or film primarily used in wood finishing but also for other materials. Varnish is traditionally a combination of a drying oil, a resin, and a thinner or solvent. ...
  5. Varnish is an HTTP accelerator designed for content-heavy dynamic web sites. In contrast to other HTTP accelerators, many of which began life as client-side proxies or origin servers, Varnish was designed from the ground up as an HTTP accelerator.
  6. A type of paint with a solvent that evaporates to leave a hard, transparent, glossy film; Anything resembling such a paint; By extension: A deceptively showy appearance; To apply varnish; To cover up with varnish; To gloss over a defect
  7. (VARNISHES) are clear wood finishes formulated with various resins to dry by chemical reaction.
  8. (Varnishes) impart protection and gloss to printed paper surfaces.
  9. (Varnishes) protect and also have a decorative purpose. Depending on the effect that needs to be achieved these can be high-gloss or matte coatings. Sometimes a varnish isn’t applied to the entire surface but only used to make certain pictures, logos or text columns stand out. ...
  10. (Varnishing) The application of varnish to protect the printed piece or for aesthetic reasons; press varnish can be selectively applied to spots (called spot varnishing) to cover only the areas to be varnished (care must be exercised to print the job with inks that are compatible with the varnish)
  11. (Varnishing) a finishing process whereby a transparent varnish is applied over the printed sheet to produce a glossy finish.
  12. (Varnishing) To dream of varnishing anything, denotes that you will seek to win distinction by fraudulent means. To see others varnishing, foretells that you are threatened with danger from the endeavor of friends to add to their own possessions.
  13. A clear liquid applied to printed surfaces for looks and protection. (UV coating looks better.)
  14. A clear coating added to printed material as a protective layer for improved scuff resistance and usually higher gloss.
  15. A thickened preparation of drying oil, or drying oil and resin suitable for spreading on surfaces to form continuous, transparent coatings, or for mixing with pigments to make enamels.
  16. A clear shiny ink used to add gloss to printed pieces. The primary component of the ink vehicle. Reference, vehicle.
  17. Term used to refer to passenger trains, dating back to the late 19th century and the varnished passenger coaches of the luxury trains such as those employed on the LV's Black Diamond and the C&O's Sportsman
  18. A resinous or water-based solution that seals and protects surfaces.
  19. A clear, oil-based plastic finish that allows the natural colors and figure of the wood to show through the finish. See finish. Compare to paint.
  20. AND LACQUERS Clear protective coating usually applied to completed artworks.
  21. A thin, protective coating applied to a printed sheet for protection or appearance.
  22. A transparent coating applied for visual effect or protection.
  23. A coating added on top of paper to serve as protection, add a finish, or add a tinge of color. Varnishes are very effective in adding emphasis or eye-appeal to printed material. ...
  24. A resin in solution. "Spirit" varnishes were resins dissolved in turpentine or alcohol. "Oil" varnishes were resins dissolved in linseed and/or other oils.
  25. An applied surface film, usually of a transparent, cloudless resin.  It imparts an even gloss to the surface, wetting the paint, and providing protection for it.