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A dark transparent varnish that contains Bitumen components. Bituminous varnishes may be either oil or spirit varnishes.
Synonyms and Related Terms
barniz bituminoso (Esp.); vernice bituminosa (It); bituminous coating;
Resources and Citations
- ASTM, "Standard Terminology Relating to Paint, Varnish, Lacquer and Related Products", Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Section 6, Paints, Related Coatings and Aromatics, ASTM, D16, 7-Jan, Jul-96
- Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online, http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2000