Sentence Examples


  • A plaster cast of the type is, when dry, saturated with shellac varnish and redried.
  • By boiling this varnish with dilute nitric acid vapours of acrolein are given off, and the substance gradually becomes a solid non-adhesive mass the same as the ultimate oxidation product of both raw and boiled oil.
  • Extensive use of this property is made in the paint and varnish trades.
  • Small fragments, formerly thrown away or used only for varnish, are now utilized on a large scale in the formation of "ambroid" or "pressed amber."
  • In varnish manufacture; it is also used for a fuel; a purer product is extensively used in the colour and fine chemical industries.