Associations to the word «Japan»

Pictures for the word «Japan»

Wiktionary

JAPAN, proper noun. An island nation in the Pacific Ocean, located to the east of China, Korea and Russia.
JAPAN, noun. A hard black enamel varnish containing asphalt.
JAPAN, noun. Lacquer ware.
JAPAN, verb. (transitive) To varnish with japan.
JAPAN CAT, noun. (dated) A toast rack. (rack for holding toasted bread)
JAPAN CATS, noun. Plural of Japan cat
JAPAN SOCIALIST PARTY, proper noun. A Japanese political party
JAPAN STANDARD TIME, noun. The time of day in the time zone that encompasses the segment of Japan

Dictionary definition

JAPAN, noun. A string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean.
JAPAN, noun. A constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building.
JAPAN, noun. Lacquerware decorated and varnished in the Japanese manner with a glossy durable black lacquer.
JAPAN, noun. Lacquer with a durable glossy black finish, originally from the orient.
JAPAN, verb. Coat with a lacquer, as done in Japan.

Wise words

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