shellac Meaning and Definition

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لاکھ کی پٹی یا ٹکلی

laakh ki patti ya takli

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English definition for shellac

1. n. a thin varnish made by dissolving lac in ethanol; used to finish wood

2. n. lac purified by heating and filtering; usually in thin orange or yellow flakes but sometimes bleached white

3. v. cover with shellac

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Shellac 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 dissolved in ethanol to make liquid shellac, which is used as a brush-on colorant, food glaze and wood finish.
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