Lacquer Lac"quer, n. [F. lacre a sort of sealing wax, Pg. lacte, fr. laca lac. See {Lac} the resin.] [Written also {lacker}.] A varnish, consisting of a solution of shellac in alcohol, often colored with gamboge, saffron, or the like; -- used for varnishing metals, papier-mach['e], and wood. The name is also given to varnishes made of other ingredients, esp. the tough, solid varnish of the Japanese, with which ornamental objects are made. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lacker — Lack er, n. One who lacks or is in want. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lacker — Lack er, n. & v. See {Lacquer}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lacker — Nom rencontré en Alsace. Désigne celui qui habite près d une mare (bas allemand Lake), ou qui est originaire d une localité appelée Laak, toponyme très répandu depuis l Autriche jusqu à la Belgique …   Noms de famille

  • läcker — • delikat, deliciös, läcker, smaklig, välsmakande • läcker, välsmakande, delikat, smaklig, aptitlig, aptitretande, deliciös, smaskig …   Svensk synonymlexikon

  • lacker — /lak euhr/, n., v.t. lacquer. * * * …   Universalium

  • lacker — noun one who is lacking …   Wiktionary

  • lacker — n. lacquer, kind of varnish, shiny protective coating; person who lacks v. coat with lacquer, varnish; make presentable, camouflage (with fancy words, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lacker — /ˈlækə/ (say lakuh) noun, verb (t) → lacquer. –lackerer, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • läcker — adj ( t, läckra) …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • lacker — var. of LACQUER …   Useful english dictionary

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