verb (used with object), ja·panned, ja·pan·ning.
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Origin of japan
OTHER WORDS FROM japanja·pan·ner, nounun·ja·panned, adjective
Definition for japan (2 of 3)
Definition for japan (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for japan
Hence Birmingham japanned goods wear better than those goods which receive a priming previous to japanning.
It is ludicrous to read of the attempts of seventeenth-century teachers of the art of "japanning" to young ladies.Chats on Old Clocks|Arthur Hayden
Fig. 5, Greuzburg's japanning oven heated on the outside by hot gases from furnace.
As painting suited his talents, he entered into the lucrative branch of japanning, and resided at No. 22, in Moor-street.An History of Birmingham (1783)|William Hutton
Varnishing is the last and the finishing process in japanning.
British Dictionary definitions for japan (1 of 2)
verb -pans, -panning or -panned
British Dictionary definitions for japan (2 of 2)
Cultural definitions for japan
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.