Sentence Examples

  • Litharge is much used for the preparation of lead salts, for the manufacture of oil varnishes, of certain cements, and of lead plaster, and for other purposes.
  • In the arts it is employed in the preparation of varnishes, and as a mordant for the production of colours on calico.
  • The hard transparent resins, such as the copals, dammars, mastic and sandarach, are principally used for varnishes and cement, while the softer odoriferous oleo-resins (frankincense, turpentine, copaiba) and gum-resins containing essential oils (ammoniacum, asafoetida, gamboge, myrrh, scammony) are more largely used for therapeutic purposes and incense.
  • Oil of turpentine is largely used in the preparation of varnishes and as a medium by painters in their "flat" colours.
  • In addition to its extensive use in soap-making, rosin is largely employed in making inferior varnishes, sealing-wax and various cements.