oil paint

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oil paint

n.
A paint in which the vehicle is a drying oil. Also called oil color.

oil paint

or

oil colour

n
(Art Terms) paint made of pigment ground in oil, usually linseed oil, used for oil painting

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n.
2. a commercial paint in which a drying oil is the vehicle.
[1780–90]

oil paint

A paint made by mixing color pigments with oil (usually linseed oil) to produce a malleable, slow-drying substance. The technique evolved gradually during the latter Middle Ages. The van Eyck brothers did much to perfect the medium.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oil paint - paint in which a drying oil is the vehicleoil paint - paint in which a drying oil is the vehicle
oil color, oil colour, oil - oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
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; "artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"
Translations
دهان زَيْت
oliefarve
olíumálning
olejová farba

oil paint

ncolore m a olio

oil

(oil) noun
a usually thick liquid that will not mix with water, obtained from plants, animals and minerals. olive oil; whale oil; vegetable oil; cooking oil; He put some oil on the hinges of the door; The car's engine is in need of oil.
verb
to put oil on or into. The machine will work better if it's oiled.
oils noun plural
oil paint. He paints in oils.
ˈoily adjective
1. of, like or covered with oil. an oily liquid; an oily rag.
2. trying to be too friendly or polite. The waiters in that restaurant are too oily.
ˈoilfield noun
a place where mineral oil is found. There are oilfields in the North Sea.
oil paint
paint made with oil. Some artists prefer to use oil paint(s).
oil painting
a picture painted with oil paints.
oil palm
a palm tree whose fruit and seeds yield oil.
ˈoil-rig noun
a structure used to drill oil-wells. The ship sailed past an enormous oil-rig.
ˈoil-tanker noun
a ship used for carrying oil. An oil-tanker has run aground near here.
ˈoil-well noun
a hole drilled into the earth or the sea-bed to obtain petroleum.
strike oil
to find oil under the ground. After drilling for several months, they finally struck oil; We've struck oil (= found what we have been looking for) in our search for a suitable house.
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In addition to oil-based paint, other substances that cannot be accepted at the paint drive include stains, epoxy, chemicals, liquids in unmarked containers, and paint thinner.
1 If white oil-based paint was used on your home's woodwork in the past, it will have discoloured over the years - sometimes only in a matter of months, especially in rooms with little or no natural light.
1 If white oil-based paint was used on your woodwork in the past, it will have discoloured over the years - sometimes in a matter of months, especially in rooms with little or no natural light.
We have been advised to use an oil-based paint but we are having trouble finding any in nice colours.
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Q How do you clean oil-based paint off a paintbrush?
POPPIN' DOTS: On a dyed egg, use a Sharpie oil-based paint pen in metallic silver to draw tiny polka dots.
Allis colors--from a line of high-gloss, oil-based paint from Fine Paints of Europe (finepaintsofeurope.
It's non-flammable and presents fewer health and safety hazards than the old oil-based paint.
Household hazardous waste includes household cleaners, garden pesticides, oil-based paint (no latex paint will be accepted), nail polish, fluorescent bulbs and antifreeze.
Romanova smears her chest with watercolours or oil-based paint and then daubs her work on to canvas or paper.
Rub a bit of the cleaning product Goof Off over the paint to determine if it's latex or oil-based paint.