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Definition of Japan varnish

Japan varnish
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 varnish from wikipedia

- Varnish is a clear transparent hard protective finish or film. Varnish has little or no color and has no added pigment as opposed to paint or wood stain...
- Toxicodendron vernicifluum (formerly Rhus verniciflua), also known by the common name Chinese lacquer tree, is an Asian tree species of genus Toxicodendron...
- ****an is an island country in East Asia. ****an may also refer to: Empire of ****an, former political government of ****an (1868–1947) ****an, Missouri, an...
- ****an black (also called black ****an) is a lacquer or varnish suitable for many substrates but known especially for its use on iron and steel. It is so...
- S****ac is a resin secreted by the female lac bug, on trees in the forests of India and Thailand. It is processed and sold as dry flakes (pictured) and...
-   John Stalker and George Parker (1971) [1688]. A Treatise on ****anning and Varnishing. London: Alec Tiranti.  J. Watin (1975) [1755]. L'Art du peintre...
- Urushi. Other names for this species include ****anese lacquer tree, ****anese Varnish Tree and ****anese Sumac (Note: the term "varnish tree" is also occasionally...
- The term lacquer is used for a number of hard and potentially shiny finishes applied to materials such as wood. These fall into a number of very different...
- Copal is a name given to tree resin, particularly the aromatic resins from the copal tree Protium copal (Burseraceae) used by the cultures of pre-Columbian...
- ****an–United Kingdom relations (日英関係, Nichieikankei) are the bilateral and diplomatic relations between ****an and the United Kingdom. The history of the...
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