varnish Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"varnish" in British English

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varnishnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈvɑː.nɪʃ/  us   /ˈvɑːr-/
a ​liquid that is ​painted onto ​wood or ​paintings to ​protect the ​surface, or the hard ​shinysurface it ​produces when it ​dries: Polyurethane varnish ​provides a ​tough, scratch-resistant ​finish. a ​final coat of (​clear) varnish

varnishverb [T]

uk   /ˈvɑː.nɪʃ/  us   /ˈvɑːr-/
to put varnish on a ​surface: They ​decided to ​spend the ​weekend varnishing ​theirboat. UK to use nail varnish
(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 ​clearliquid that you can put on a ​woodensurface, to ​protect it and give it a ​shiny, ​attractiveappearance 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…
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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