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Definition of Japan ink

Japan ink
Japan Ja*pan", a. Of or pertaining to Japan, or to the lacquered work of that country; as, Japan ware. Japan allspice (Bot.), a spiny shrub from Japan (Chimonanthus fragrans), related to the Carolina allspice. Japan black (Chem.), a quickly drying black lacquer or varnish, consisting essentially of asphaltum dissolved in naphtha or turpentine, and used for coating ironwork; -- called also Brunswick black, Japan lacquer, or simply Japan. Japan camphor, ordinary camphor brought from China or Japan, as distinguished from the rare variety called borneol or Borneo camphor. Japan clover, or Japan pea (Bot.), a cloverlike plant (Lespedeza striata) from Eastern Asia, useful for fodder, first noticed in the Southern United States about 1860, but now become very common. During the Civil War it was called variously Yankee clover and Rebel clover. Japan earth. See Catechu. Japan ink, a kind of writing ink, of a deep, glossy black when dry. Japan varnish, a varnish prepared from the milky juice of the Rhus vernix, a small Japanese tree related to the poison sumac.

Meaning of Japan ink from wikipedia

- Ink is a liquid or paste that contains pigments or dyes and is used to color a surface to produce an image, text, or design. Ink is used for drawing or...
- Ink wash painting (Chinese: 水墨畫; pinyin: shuǐmòhuà; ****anese: 水墨画, romanized: suiboku-ga; Korean: 수묵화, romanized: sumukhwa), or sumi-e (****anese: 墨絵),...
- Ink Master is an American reality competition television series airing on Paramount Network. The show, which premiered on January 17, 2012 (when the channel...
- that it uses water-based inks—as opposed to western woodcut, which often uses oil-based inks. The ****anese water-based inks provide a wide range of vivid...
- minimalism born of ****anese aesthetics. Drawing ensō is a disciplined-creative practice of ****anese ink painting—sumi-e (墨絵, "ink painting"). The tools...
- Tattoo inks consist of pigments combined with a carrier, and are used in tattooing. Tattoo inks are available in a range of colors that can be thinned...
- Cephalopod ink is a dark-coloured ink released into water by most species of cephalopod, usually as an escape mechanism. All cephalopods, with the exception...
- India ink (British English: Indian Ink; also Chinese ink) is a simple black or colored ink once widely used for writing and printing and now more commonly...
- Irezumi (入れ墨, lit. "inserting ink") are traditional ****anese tattoos. Irezumi is the ****anese word for tattoo, and ****anese tattooing has had its own distinct...
- apply ink to a surface, usually paper, for writing or drawing. Historically, reed pens, quill pens, and dip pens were used, with a nib dipped in ink. Ruling...
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