limewash


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limewash

(ˈlaɪmˌwɒʃ)
n
a mixture of lime and water used to whitewash walls, ceilings, etc
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limewash

n(Kalk)tünche f
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Sir Christopher, covered with limewash, cherished a bleeding thumb, and the almost crazy monkey tore at Giuseppe's hair.
The wastewater treatment plants of lives-sur-meuse, Andenne, Rochefort, Floreffe and saint-martin are equipped with storage and metering systems for limewash.
Before the arrival of machine-made products in the 19th century, bricks could look uneven and mismatched so were covered with limewash.
Like the equivalent of a Christo wrap but using white limewash instead, the Sunset Pacific Motel--a longtime haven for squatters, prostitutes and drug dealers, on the corner of Bates and Sunset in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles --has been transformed by the artist Vincent Lamouroux into an art installation.
John Fidler, an architect specialising in preservation technology, pointed out that ancient architectural ceramics, largely unglazed, were always covered with tempera, limewash, or oil, offering some measure of protection.
In the late 1950 and early 1960s, a white limewash was used to paint it, which further accentuated this name," he added.
Some of these charming, and "easy on the eye" stone farm buildings are whitewashed with limewash, and some are left as bare stone.
The walls were stripped back to the old limewash and the exposed beams remain intact.
The Opera product lineup includes a full line of interior coatings in an array of colors plus other exterior products, such as Limewash.
Just mix concrete and add in pigments used for limewash paints.
QI WOULD like to limewash the stripped wooden floor in my dining room, but am unsure what product to use and how to apply it.
This may well have been the same structure which Cortes ordered the Tlaxcalans to empty of their idols and limewash over so that a cross and an image of the Virgin Mary be placed therein.