translucent coating

translucent coating

A liquid formulation (such as varnish, shellac, or lacquer) which when dry forms a translucent film.
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The original design statement described the building's misty skin as a glaze which, along with an alluring physical model, conjured images at the time of a translucent coating that would encapsulate the fluidity of the structure's concrete profile.
'Paint' ranges from the broad group of environmentally-sound latex paints that many consumers use to decorate and protect their homes and the translucent coatings that line the interior of food containers, to the chemically-complex, multi-component finishes that automobile manufacturers apply on the assembly line.