Online Encyclopedia

VARNISH

Online Encyclopedia
Originally appearing in Volume V27, Page 923 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
Spread the word: del.icio.us del.icio.us it!
VARNISH, a liquid consisting of a gum or resin dissolved in alcohol (spirit varnish) or an oil (oil varnish), which on application to wooden and other surfaces improves their appearance and permanency (see PAINTER-WORK).
End of Article: VARNISH
[back]
KARL AUGUST VARNHAGEN VON ENSE (1785-1858)
[next]
MARCUS TERENTIUS VARRO (116—27 B.C.)

Additional information and Comments

There are no comments yet for this article.
» Add information or comments to this article.
Please link directly to this article:
Highlight the code below, right click and select "copy." Paste it into a website, email, or other HTML document.