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  1. varnish

    • IPA[ˈvärniSH]

    美式

    • n.
      resin dissolved in a liquid for applying on wood, metal, or other materials to form a hard, clear, shiny surface when dry;an external or superficially attractive appearance of a specific quality
    • v.
      apply varnish to;disguise or gloss over (a fact)
    • verb: varnish, 3rd person present: varnishes, gerund or present participle: varnishing, past tense: varnished, past participle: varnished

    • noun: varnish, plural noun: varnishes

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. resin dissolved in a liquid for applying on wood, metal, or other materials to form a hard, clear, shiny surface when dry several coats of varnish the wood was stained with a dark varnish
    • an external or superficially attractive appearance of a specific quality an outward varnish of civilization

    動詞

    • 1. apply varnish to we stripped the floor and varnished it
    • disguise or gloss over (a fact) the White House is varnishing over the defeat of the president's proposal