calcimine


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cal·ci·mine

also kal·so·mine  (kăl′sə-mīn′)
n.
Whitewash, or whitewash with zinc oxide or other pigments added, formerly used as a coating for plaster walls and ceilings.

[Originally a trademark.]

calcimine

(ˈkælsɪˌmaɪn; -mɪn) or

kalsomine

n
(Dyeing) a white or pale tinted wash for walls
vb
(Dyeing) (tr) to cover with calcimine
[C19: changed from Kalsomine, a trademark]

cal•ci•mine

or kal•so•mine

(ˈkæl səˌmaɪn, -mɪn)

n., v. -mined, -min•ing. n.
1. a white or tinted wash for walls, ceilings, etc.
v.t.
2. to wash or cover with calcimine.
[1860–65; appar. calci- + -mine, of uncertain orig.]
cal′ci•min`er, n.

calcimine


Past participle: calcimined
Gerund: calcimining

Imperative
calcimine
calcimine
Present
I calcimine
you calcimine
he/she/it calcimines
we calcimine
you calcimine
they calcimine
Preterite
I calcimined
you calcimined
he/she/it calcimined
we calcimined
you calcimined
they calcimined
Present Continuous
I am calcimining
you are calcimining
he/she/it is calcimining
we are calcimining
you are calcimining
they are calcimining
Present Perfect
I have calcimined
you have calcimined
he/she/it has calcimined
we have calcimined
you have calcimined
they have calcimined
Past Continuous
I was calcimining
you were calcimining
he/she/it was calcimining
we were calcimining
you were calcimining
they were calcimining
Past Perfect
I had calcimined
you had calcimined
he/she/it had calcimined
we had calcimined
you had calcimined
they had calcimined
Future
I will calcimine
you will calcimine
he/she/it will calcimine
we will calcimine
you will calcimine
they will calcimine
Future Perfect
I will have calcimined
you will have calcimined
he/she/it will have calcimined
we will have calcimined
you will have calcimined
they will have calcimined
Future Continuous
I will be calcimining
you will be calcimining
he/she/it will be calcimining
we will be calcimining
you will be calcimining
they will be calcimining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been calcimining
you have been calcimining
he/she/it has been calcimining
we have been calcimining
you have been calcimining
they have been calcimining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been calcimining
you will have been calcimining
he/she/it will have been calcimining
we will have been calcimining
you will have been calcimining
they will have been calcimining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been calcimining
you had been calcimining
he/she/it had been calcimining
we had been calcimining
you had been calcimining
they had been calcimining
Conditional
I would calcimine
you would calcimine
he/she/it would calcimine
we would calcimine
you would calcimine
they would calcimine
Past Conditional
I would have calcimined
you would have calcimined
he/she/it would have calcimined
we would have calcimined
you would have calcimined
they would have calcimined

Kalsomine

A thin whitewash composed primarily of Paris white and water. It was sometimes used instead of the more expensive paint to cover walls and fences, and was said to prevent mites when painted on the inside of chicken houses.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.calcimine - a water-base paint containing zinc oxide and glue and coloring; used as a wash for walls and ceilings
wash - a thin coat of water-base paint
water-base paint - paint in which water is used as the vehicle
Verb1.calcimine - cover with calcimine; "calcimine the walls"
whitewash - cover with whitewash; "whitewash walls"
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