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lacquer

noun [U] uk   /ˈlæk.ər/  us   //

lacquer noun [U] (WOOD/METAL)

a liquid that is painted on wood or metal and forms a hard, shiny surface when it dries

lacquer noun [U] (HAIR)

UK (also hair lacquer) →  hair spray

lacquer

verb [T] uk   /ˈlæk.ər/  us   //
to paint wood or metal with lacquer
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