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(pronounced LAK-kerd)

This adjective describes the application of a lacquer, which means applying any one of a variety of clear or colored synthetic organic coatings to furniture or accessories. The coatings dry, forming a hard,

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(pronounced lam-BAST or lam-BAYST)

Though our minds conjure up images of preparing mutton when we see this word – which can also appear in print as “lambaste” – the term has nothing to do with

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(pronounced LAM-behnt)

This word seems so soft and calming (like a little lamb), which is somewhat of an indication of its meaning. To remember this word, think of the first three letters, then

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(pronounced LAM-ih-nayt)

We’re killing two birds with one stone here. See delaminate.


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AKA “bulb”. In the design industry, what was commonly referred to as a “bulb” is now known as a lamp. Basically, it’s the light source: the component of a luminaire that produces light. It gets a

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This is the term for that annoying sound so commonly heard when one dims the lamps in a light fixture. It’s not necessarily that the lamps or the light fixture is cheap. Blame it on the