In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- To finish his works, Gianakos applies a layer of protective lacquer that makes the wrinkles and variegations in tone permanent.
- Putting a lacquer on the outside of a piece of timber and having zinc oxide nano particulates embedded in that lacquer makes that lacquer protective against ultra violet radiation.
- Such natural bristle brushes are best suited for use with oil-base paints and stains, varnishes, lacquers and shellacs.
- Clear finishes would include lacquer, shellac, varnish, tung and Danish oil, linseed oil, as well as polyurethane.
- It may be that the only way to remove the smell from the inside will be to remove and discard the liner, then seal the interior surface with lacquer or shellac to seal in the odor, then install a new liner.
- Finally, the blade was coated with a tough, protective layer of clear lacquer.
- A primer is then applied to fill in any small holes, followed by a coat of paint and another layer of protective lacquer until the alloys are almost as good as new.
- After arranging them on boards with handmade paper and acrylic paint, she seals them with layers of lacquer.
- Finish highly detailed natural and stained wood with spray lacquer, shellac or polyurethane.
- Polyester filaments work in most paints, stains, varnishes, shellacs and lacquers.
- They also painted the torpedo in anti-graffiti paint to hopefully deter any future negative social behaviour and coated the nose cone in a clear metal lacquer.
- Spots on all finishes except lacquer can be treated with a cloth dampened with spirits of camphor, essence of peppermint or oil of wintergreen.
- Polyurethane has pretty much replaced varnish, shellac, and lacquer.
- If this method dissolves the finish, you know you are working with lacquer.
- He seldom applied surface decoration other than subtly toned lacquers to protect the metal against tarnishing.
- If the finish is lacquer, mineral spirits might work.
- Polyester brushes should not be used with shellacs and lacquers.
- The newer synthetic lacquers are more durable, however older lacquered pieces and many imports have finishes affected by some solvents, so test every product first on an inconspicuous area.
- Floors finished with lacquer or shellac are nearly impossible to repair successfully.
- Do not apply urethane varnish over a coat of shellac or lacquer.
2(for nails)esmalte de uñas masculine
3hair lacquerlaca (para el pelo) femininefijador (para el pelo) masculine
1(wood/surface) laquear(surface/wood) lacarto lacquer one's nails — pintarse las uñas
- to lacquer one's hair — ponerse laca / fijador en el pelo
- I sanded and planed and lacquered the floors a few years ago, and I did a pretty good job.
- These surfaces include lacquered tabletops, glazed ceramic tile, untextured plastic, metal surfaces, photo paper, laminate countertops, opaque glass, and more.
- French and English furniture and Japanese lacquered cabinets grace the room.
- Copper mailboxes can be lacquered with non-tinted gloss to add to the brilliant shine and to protect the mailbox from smudges and smears.
- Despite it's name it actually feels more like a New York bar as they've wisely avoided the usual spread of overly lacquered replica oriental furniture.
- To begin with they were the only two on the workforce and Mrs Wilkinson undertook a variety of tasks, including sanding and lacquering the furniture.
- The humble earthenware teapot rests on the red lacquered side-table which was listed after her death in the meagre inventory of Marguerite's possessions.
- The earliest paintings showing lacquered objects were the works of Antwerp artists.
- The tool was lacquered after assembly, no coating being present between the side piece and the stock.
- Vases are carefully lacquered on the inside to make them able to hold water.
- The tabernacle, sanctuary lamp and all brasses have been cleaned, polished and lacquered in both Mulranny and Tiernaur churches.
- Most aluminum used in visible parts of appliances is lacquered or otherwise coated, anodized or painted.
- Attempting to imitate the hand-painted and lacquered look of Far Eastern imports, they cut up and glued the paintings to plain furniture.
- Dianne let her fingers glide over the smooth, lacquered surface of the acoustic guitar.
- Many small beautifully lacquered bowls and dishes (lacquer and woodwork are Narai's two most important crafts) are placed in front of us.
- The bog oak display caught the eye of all, and its twisted roots, and that of the red deal, thousands of years old, polished, lacquered, and mounted, presented images of intriguing beauty.
- In other regions brilliantly decorated and lacquered eggs of papier mache were made.
- Then the object was lacquered to protect the finish.
- Synthetic carpets, chemically treated fabrics, painted and lacquered furniture are toxins that make continual skin contact, or may release fumes as they age.
- They could engrave it on little lacquered plaques and sell them at church socials.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.