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General Crossword Questions for “varnishing”

  • Putting on coat and disappearing over the river

Encyclopedia

  • Varnish is a transparent, hard, protective finish or film primarily used in wood finishing but also for other materials. Varnishes are also applied over wood stains as a final step to achieve a film for gloss and protection. — “Varnish - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • A vernissage (varnishing, from French) is a term used for a preview of an art exhibition, often private, before the formal opening. The custom of patrons and the élite of visiting the academies during the varnishing day prior to the formal opening of the exhibition gave rise to the tradition of. — “Vernissage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Lithography in 6 colours plus varnish. Tullis Russell Coatings. Whistler, BC. 1 February Litho in 8 cols plus varnish. Tullis. Davidson, SK. July 5. Roadside Attractions: Happy Rock. — “Canada Post stamp releases (2010–2014) - Wikipedia, the free”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • 'Keep her straight on as she's going,' said Davies, as I clambered up out of the chaos, brushing the dust off my trousers and varnishing the ladder with my hands. I unlashed the helm and kept her as she was going. — “The Riddle of the Sands” by Erskine Childers

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