"shellac" in the noun sense
lac purified by heating and filtering usually in thin orange or yellow flakes but sometimes bleached white
2. shellac, shellac varnish
a thin varnish made by dissolving lac in ethanol used to finish wood
"shellac" in the verb sense
1. shellac, shellack
cover with shellac
"She wanted to shellac the desk to protect it from water spots"
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