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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: shellac (0.00881 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to shellac.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: shellac embalau
English → English (WordNet) Definition: shellac shellac n 1: lac purified by heating and filtering; usually in thin orange or yellow flakes but sometimes bleached white 2: a thin varnish made by dissolving lac in ethanol; used to finish wood [syn: shellac varnish] v : cover with shellac; “She wanted to shellac the desk to protect it from water spots” [also: shellacking, shellacked]
English → English (gcide) Definition: shellac Lac \Lac\, n. [Per. lak; akin to Skr. l[=a]ksh[=a]: cf. F. lague, It. & NL. lacca. Cf. Lake a color, Lacquer, Litmus.] A resinous substance produced mainly on the banyan tree, but to some extent on other trees, by the Laccifer lacca (formerly Coccus lacca), a scale-shaped insect, the female of which fixes herself on the bark, and exudes from the margin of her body this resinous substance. [1913 Webster] Note: Stick-lac is the substance in its natural state, incrusting small twigs. When broken off, and the coloring matter partly removed, the granular residuum is called seed-lac. When melted, and reduced to a thin crust, it is called shell-lac or shellac. Lac is an important ingredient in sealing wax, dyes, varnishes, and lacquers. [1913 Webster] Ceylon lac, a resinous exudation of the tree Croton lacciferum , resembling lac. Lac dye, a scarlet dye obtained from stick-lac. Lac lake, the coloring matter of lac dye when precipitated from its solutions by alum. Mexican lac, an exudation of the tree Croton Draco. [1913 Webster]

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