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varnishnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈvɑː.nɪʃ/ us   /ˈvɑːr.nɪʃ/

varnishverb [T]

uk   /ˈvɑː.nɪʃ/ us   /ˈvɑːr.nɪʃ/
(Definition of varnish from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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varnishnoun [C/U]

us   /ˈvɑr·nɪʃ/
a clear liquid that you can put on a wooden surface, to protect it and give it a shiny, attractive appearance after drying: [U] The wood can be stained any color and then sealed with a coat of varnish.
(Definition of varnish from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “varnish”
in Korean 광택제…
in Arabic وَرْنيش…
in Malaysian varnis, permukaan varnis…
in French vernis…
in Russian лак…
in Chinese (Traditional) 清漆, 罩光漆, 亮光漆…
in Italian lacca, vernice…
in Turkish vernik…
in Polish lakier…
in Spanish barniz, barnizar…
in Vietnamese véc ni, sơn dầu…
in Portuguese verniz…
in Thai น้ำมันขัดเงา, ความเงามัน…
in German der Lack, die Politur…
in Catalan vernís…
in Japanese ニス, ワニス…
in Chinese (Simplified) 清漆, 罩光漆…
in Indonesian pernis…
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