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English definition of “lacquer”

lacquer

noun [U] (WOOD/METAL)    /ˈlæk.ər/ US  //
a liquid that is painted on wood or metal and forms a hard, shiny surface when it dries Building materialsPaints, dyes and pigmentsColour - general words
(Definition of lacquer noun (WOOD/METAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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