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varnish

(var'nish)
A solution of gums and resins in a solvent. When these are applied to a surface, the solvent evaporates and leaves a hard, more or less flexible film. In dentistry, varnishes are used to protect sensitive tooth areas such as the pulp. Synonym: cavity varnish

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All the varnished samples have been kept for 5 weeks in the room temperature in parallel to the ground plane without any exposure to any direct sunlight (Figure / Sekil 4).
The total color change/difference ([DELTA]E*) occurring on the varnished sample surfaces when compared to the non-varnished samples have been determined with the use of Equation 4.
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We have a lovely wooden table which was at one-point varnished, but over the years it's got scraped and scratched and sticky with food and children's hands.