verb (used with object), ja·panned, ja·pan·ning.
Origin of japan
Related formsja·pan·ner, nounun·ja·panned, adjective
Examples from the Web for japanned
The neck, or collet, of the button is japanned after being stamped and cut.
In addition to japanned wares there are trays of paper pulp ornamented with mother-o'-pearl and richly decorated with gold.Chats on Household Curios|Fred W. Burgess
Hence Birmingham japanned goods wear better than those goods which receive a priming previous to japanning.Handbook on Japanning: 2nd Edition|William N. Brown
The japanned case hides the guiding agency, whatever it may be.The Romance of Modern Invention|Archibald Williams
There is a japanned iron frame enclosing and holding the working parts, consisting of a base, four upright posts, and a top plate.The Library of Work and Play: Mechanics, Indoors and Out|Fred T. Hodgson
British Dictionary definitions for japanned (1 of 2)
verb -pans, -panning or -panned
British Dictionary definitions for japanned (2 of 2)
Culture definitions for japanned
Island nation in the northwest Pacific Ocean off the coast of east Asia, separated by the Sea of Japan from Russian Siberia, China, and Korea. The Japanese archipelago includes four major islands (Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku) as well as many smaller islands. Its capital and largest city is Tokyo.