shellac

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To inflict a heavy defeat; to drub; to batter. Used primarily in sports and political contexts

In another the Mets were shellacked, 9-1, with a stray ninth-inning home run by Strawberry after two outs, preventing a shutout.

To coat something with shellac
A processed secretion of the lac insect, Coccus lacca; used in polishes, varnishes etc
A resinous varnish obtained from the lac insect and used in japanning
an alcohol-soluble natural resin
Shellac is a kind of natural varnish which you paint on to wood to give it a shiny surface. a type of transparent paint for protecting or hardening surfaces (shell + lac (15-21 centuries) (from laca; LACQUER), translating laque en écailles )
the secretion of the lac insect, Coccus lacca; used in polishes, varnishes etc
a thin varnish made by dissolving lac in ethanol; used to finish wood lac purified by heating and filtering; usually in thin orange or yellow flakes but sometimes bleached white cover with shellac; "She wanted to shellac the desk to protect it from water spots
{f} coat with varnish; rout, defeat soundly (Slang)
lac purified by heating and filtering; usually in thin orange or yellow flakes but sometimes bleached white
To inflict a heavy defeat; to batter
Shellac provides a fast, hard-drying, durable finish for furniture, woodwork, hardwood floors and other wood-finishing applications It also functions as a sealer and stain killer on drywall, cured plaster and new wood Shellac is widely compatible with other coatings, and it can be applied over old shellac, varnish or lacquer finishes that are adhering well
Alcohol-soluble, clear to orange-colored resin derived from lac (Lac is a substance secreted by insects on tree branches, mainly in India ) Used as a sealer and clear finish for floors, for sealing knots, and in "alcohol-based" primers Thinner is denatured alcohol
a thin varnish made by dissolving lac in ethanol; used to finish wood
sealer - Shellac is produced from the secretions of a bug, deposited on branches of trees in India Shellac can be diluted with denatured alcohol to make the shellac workable, or to dissolve and remove shellac Typically used on furniture, shellac can be used as a fast drying sealer French Polish and simulated lacquer techniques employ the use of shellac as a sealer
A transparent coating made by dissolving lac, a resinous secretion of the lac bug (a scale insect that thrives in tropical countries, especially India), in alcohol
See the Note under 2d Lac
cover with shellac; "She wanted to shellac the desk to protect it from water spots"
resinous varnish obtained from the lac insect and used in japanning
A natural resin dissolved in alcohol, used for finishing furniture The mixture dries quickly, after which it may be rubbed down to a fine satiny polish Shellac finishes are easily damaged by moisture and heat When padded instead of brushed on, produces the finish known as French Polish
A finish produced from a combination of alcohol and resins excreted by the Lac Beetle Has good ambering, may become tacky when subjected to high humidity and lacks the high abrasion resistance of more modern finishes Generally low in cost, this finish may water spot but is easy to use
A natural resin, usually in the form of thin flakes, that is derived from a resinous substance called lac Shellac is used to seal and finish floors, seal knots, etc
{i} lac that has been purified and processed into thin sheets or flakes; varnish made from processed lac dissolved in alcohol (also shellack)
An oil-base finish used as a filler and sealer Produced in orange and white
shellac wax
a hard wax separated from shellac by its insolubility in alcohol
shellack
to beat repeatedly
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to get defeated in competition
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to apply shellack on something
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to defeat decisively
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a type of lac or vanish
shellacking
Present participle of shellac
shellacking
A heavy defeat, drubbing, or beating; used particularly in sports and political contexts

Now, I'm not recommending for every future president that they take a shellacking like I took last night.

shellack
{i} lac that has been purified and processed into thin sheets or flakes; varnish made from processed lac dissolved in alcohol (also shellac)
shellacked
coated in shellac
shellacking
{i} major defeat, rout; beating, thrashing
shellacking
A heavy defeat
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