oil paint

oil paint
noun
paint in which a drying oil is the vehicle
Hypernyms: ↑paint, ↑pigment
Hyponyms: ↑oil, ↑oil color, ↑oil colour

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noun
: paint in which a drying oil is the vehicle

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1. See oil color.
2. a commercial paint in which a drying oil is the vehicle.
[1780-90]

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oil paint noun
An oil colour
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Main Entry:oil

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oil paint UK US noun [countable/uncountable] [singular oil paint plural oil paints]
a thick paint used by artists, that contains oil
Thesaurus: artists' materials and equipmenthyponym

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oil paint,
paint made by grinding or mixing a pigment with oil.

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n. a paste made with ground pigment and a drying oil such as linseed oil, used chiefly by artists

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noun, pl ⋯ paints [count, noncount]
: paint that contains oil

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ˈoil paint [oil paint oil paints] (also ˈoil colour) noun countable, uncountable
a type of paint that contains oil
See also:oil colour

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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