water-base paint

Definitions of water-base paint

n paint in which water is used as the vehicle

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a water-base paint containing zinc oxide and glue and coloring; used as a wash for walls and ceilings
casein, casein paint
a water-base paint made with a protein precipitated from milk
latex, latex paint, rubber-base paint
a water-base paint that has a latex binder
poster color, poster colour, poster paint, tempera
pigment mixed with water-soluble glutinous materials such as size and egg yolk
a thin coat of water-base paint
water-color, water-colour, watercolor, watercolour
a water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists
a wash that colors a surface black
color wash, colour wash
a wash of whitewash or other water-base paint tinted with a colored pigment
an opaque watercolor prepared with gum
wash consisting of lime and size in water; used for whitening walls and other surfaces
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paint, pigment
a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating

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