Translation: from spanish

to varnish sth

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  • varnish — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ clear, transparent ▪ gloss, glossy ▪ discoloured/discolored ▪ The painting was obscured by discoloured/discolored varnish and a heavy layer of grime …   Collocations dictionary

  • protect — verb ADVERB ▪ completely, fully ▪ adequately, properly, well ▪ A cardboard box would protect the product better. ▪ inadequately …   Collocations dictionary

  • over — 1 preposition 1 above or higher than something, without touching it: A lamp hung over the table. | She leaned over the desk to answer the phone. | The sign over the door said Mind your head . opposite under 1 (1), see also: above 1, across 1 2 on …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • seal — ▪ I. seal seal 1 [siːl] noun [countable] a mark that has a special design and shows the legal or official authority of a person or organization: • the Presidential seal ˌcommon ˈseal LAW a mark pressed into the paper of formal company documents:… …   Financial and business terms

  • clear — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} verb 1 remove sth that is not wanted/needed ADVERB ▪ completely, totally ▪ The site must be completely cleared and made safe for children. ▪ partially ▪ hastily …   Collocations dictionary

  • state — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 condition ADJECTIVE ▪ acceptable, fit, good, healthy ▪ She managed to get the company s finances into a healthy state. ▪ appalling (esp. BrE) …   Collocations dictionary

  • scrape — 1 verb 1 (T) to remove something from a surface, using the edge of a knife, stick etc: Scrape the carrots and slice them thinly. | scrape sth away/off etc: I tried to scrape some of the mud off my boots. | We scraped away several layers of old… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • mask — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 cover for sb s face ADJECTIVE ▪ face, facial, full face ▪ gas ▪ breathing, oxygen ▪ dust …   Collocations dictionary

  • nail — noun 1 on the fingers/toes ⇨ See also ↑fingernail, ↑toenail ADJECTIVE ▪ long, short ▪ sharp ▪ healthy, strong ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • strip — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 long, narrow piece ADJECTIVE ▪ long ▪ narrow, thin, tiny ▪ thick, wide ▪ Cut the meat into th …   Collocations dictionary

  • smooth — 1 adjective 1 FLAT a smooth surface is completely flat and even: The stone steps had been worn smooth by centuries of visitors. opposite rough 1 (1) 2 SOFT skin or fur that is smooth is soft and pleasant to touch, and your hand moves easily over… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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