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coffin varnish

n. inferior liquor. You want some more of this coffin varnish?
See also: coffin, varnish

tonsil paint

and tonsil varnish
n. liquor; whiskey. The cowboy had to have his daily dose of tonsil paint before he stuffed his face full of beans and hardtack. This tonsil varnish would take the paint off a barn.
See also: paint, tonsil

tonsil varnish

verb
See also: tonsil, varnish

varnished

mod. alcohol intoxicated. (see also shellacked.) Really varnished, he was. Couldn’t see a hole in a ladder.
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VP sales and marketing for Inksolutions, LLC, said that the importance of vehicles and varnishes has actually grown in line with the interest in low migration inks.
Manufacturers of paints and varnishes in countries with a high wage levels are dependent on innovations.
Russia is preparing to host major international events including the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi and the 2012 APR: Summit in Vladivostok which will require substantial construction activity in infrastructure, commercial, and residential sectors over the forecast period which will stimulate the growth for paints and varnishes.
In order to determine the usability of ebru staining for wood products and its compatibility with varnishes, adhesion, hardness, and gloss were measured.
The current SCAQMD VOC level for varnishes is 350 g/L.
If the thought of waiting for your nails to dry puts you off Marks & Spencer's Mien range of varnishes (pounds 4 each) comes in wonderful colours which dry within a minute.
Timetric's 'Paints and Varnishes in Canada to 2016: Market Databook' contains detailed historic and forecast market value data for the paints and varnishes market in Canada, including data for domestic production, supply balance, existing stock, imports and exports.
Graph 10 Market for vinyl and acrylic polymer based paints and varnishes (non-aqueous) in the country in question, 2007-2018 (US dollars) Graph 11 Market for other polymer based paints and varnishes (non-aqueous) in the country in question, 2007-2018 (US dollars) Graph 12 Market for vinyl and acrylic polymer based paints and varnishes (aqueous) in the country in question, 2007-2018 (US dollars) Graph 13 Market for other polymer based paints and varnishes (aqueous) in the country in question, 2007-2018 (US dollars) Graph 14 Market for other paints and varnishes in the country in question, 2007-2018 (US dollars) Graph 15 Paint and varnish market size compared to market growth in different countries
The segment of industrial varnishes in Russia, Poland and Turkey occupys second position.
IF you love wooden floors Sadolin has brought out two new hard wearing varnishes.
Parquet and wood block flooring: Before applying non-breathing seals, namely varnishes, such floors should first be treated with an application of liquid solvent wax.
com/research/bhftgp/paints_and_varnish) has announced the addition of the "Paints and Varnishes in BRIC - Market Opportunity and Environment, Analyses and Forecasts to 2016" report to their offering.
Kustom Group and Lawter announced the transfer of Lawter's varnish business to Kustom Group, which will produce, market and sell these varnishes in North America and the Caribbean.