1. Substance, consisting of such resinous materials as ether, shellac, gum, and alkyd resins dissolved in alcohol or other solvent, which will evaporate rapidly when, applied, leaving a tough, adherent film with a hard, smooth coating on such items as wood furniture.
2. Resinous varnish.
Six lagging indicators issued by the government consisting of unemployment rate, corporate expenditures, labor cost per unit, loans outstanding, bank interest rates and book value of trade inventories, trail behind aggregate economic activity.