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English definition of “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 driesBuilding materialsPaints, dyes and pigmentsColour - general words

lacquer noun [U] (HAIR)

(also hair lacquer) UK for hair sprayCare for the hair


verb [T] uk   /ˈlæk.ər/ us    //
to paint wood or metal with lacquerCovering and adding layers
(Definition of lacquer from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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