Japan black

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Japan black (Chem) a quickly drying black lacquer or varnish, consisting essentially of asphaltum dissolved in naphtha or turpentine, and used for coating ironwork; -- called also Brunswick black Japan lacquer, or simply Japan.
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Usage

In literature:

By the way, did you see a black japanned box in his room?
"Tales of Terror and Mystery" by Arthur Conan Doyle
Piled against the wall were certain boxes of black japanned tin, which had just been sent to him from London.
"Zuleika Dobson" by Max Beerbohm
Cement and black Japan can't hide flaws from me.
"Waifs and Strays" by O. Henry
Most of the crockery is crowded upon a large square black tray of japanned metal.
"John Bull's Other Island" by George Bernard Shaw
Black tea was being made experimentally when I first arrived in Japan.
"The Foundations of Japan" by J.W. Robertson Scott
Japan produces both black and green tea.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
COMMON BLACK JAPAN GROUNDS ON METAL.
"Handbook on Japanning: 2nd Edition" by William N. Brown
It was a black japanned box of tin, or, rather, light sheet iron, rather heavier than the usual box made for holding legal papers.
"The Outdoor Girls at Ocean View" by Laura Lee Hope
Some time ago he obtained some American black walnuts from Japan.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
As we near Japan the vessel crosses the great current called the "Kuro Shiwo," or the "Black Salt.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
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In news:

A tiny black tuft of hair on a bald mouse's head is evidence that stem-cell research in Japan could reverse hair loss in humans.
Burger King Japan's black burger and pumpkin burger.
As he leads his followers through a ritual at a centuries-old temple deep in the mountains of central Japan, Brad Warner wears the flowing black robes and brown bib that identify him as a Buddhist priest.
Japan's 'black swan': Scientists ponder the unparalleled dangers of unlikely disasters.
Japan's ' black swan ': Scientists ponder the unparalleled dangers of unlikely disasters.
Burger King Japan's 'Premium Kuro Burger' comes with black bun .
Burger King in Japan has released a new black-bunned cheeseburger, fitting called the "Premium Kuro Burger," or Black Burger.
Melted greens and inky black glaze drip down a twisted, spiky sculpture, a catastrophic interpretation of Japan's nuclear meltdown.
The longtime hard rock and metal festival turned a few heads earlier this year when it was announced that Slipknot and Black Sabbath would headline the two-night destination festival in Japan.
Black Sabbath + Slipknot to Headline Two-Day Ozzfest Japan.
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In science:

Jacobson, in the proceedings of the 9th Yukawa International Seminar on Black Holes and Gravitational Waves: New Eyes in the 21st Century, Kyoto, Japan, Prog.
Quantum Gravity in Everyday Life: General Relativity as an Effective Field Theory
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