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air·brush

 (âr′brŭsh′)
n.
An atomizer using compressed air to spray a liquid, such as paint, on a surface.
tr.v. air·brushed, air·brush·ing, air·brush·es
1. To spray with an airbrush.
2.
a. To alter (an image, especially a photograph) by means of an airbrush or other technique in order to increase its attractiveness or conceal an unwanted part.
b. To alter or obscure (an unwanted part) in an image, especially by using an airbrush.
c. To alter (a report, for example) in order to conceal or obscure unpleasant details.
d. To obscure or delete (unpleasant details) in a report or other document.

airbrush

(ˈɛəˌbrʌʃ)
n
(Art Terms) an atomizer for spraying paint or varnish by means of compressed air
vb (tr)
1. (Art Terms) to paint or varnish (something) by using an airbrush
2. to improve the image of (a person or thing) by concealing defects beneath a bland exterior: an airbrushed version of the government's record.

air•brush

(ˈɛərˌbrʌʃ)

n.
1. an atomizer for spraying paint.
v.t.
2. to paint or decorate using an airbrush.
3. to remove or alter by or as if by means of an airbrush.
4. to prettify or sanitize: airbrushed versions of modern history.
[1885–90]

airbrush


Past participle: airbrushed
Gerund: airbrushing

Imperative
airbrush
airbrush
Present
I airbrush
you airbrush
he/she/it airbrushes
we airbrush
you airbrush
they airbrush
Preterite
I airbrushed
you airbrushed
he/she/it airbrushed
we airbrushed
you airbrushed
they airbrushed
Present Continuous
I am airbrushing
you are airbrushing
he/she/it is airbrushing
we are airbrushing
you are airbrushing
they are airbrushing
Present Perfect
I have airbrushed
you have airbrushed
he/she/it has airbrushed
we have airbrushed
you have airbrushed
they have airbrushed
Past Continuous
I was airbrushing
you were airbrushing
he/she/it was airbrushing
we were airbrushing
you were airbrushing
they were airbrushing
Past Perfect
I had airbrushed
you had airbrushed
he/she/it had airbrushed
we had airbrushed
you had airbrushed
they had airbrushed
Future
I will airbrush
you will airbrush
he/she/it will airbrush
we will airbrush
you will airbrush
they will airbrush
Future Perfect
I will have airbrushed
you will have airbrushed
he/she/it will have airbrushed
we will have airbrushed
you will have airbrushed
they will have airbrushed
Future Continuous
I will be airbrushing
you will be airbrushing
he/she/it will be airbrushing
we will be airbrushing
you will be airbrushing
they will be airbrushing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been airbrushing
you have been airbrushing
he/she/it has been airbrushing
we have been airbrushing
you have been airbrushing
they have been airbrushing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been airbrushing
you will have been airbrushing
he/she/it will have been airbrushing
we will have been airbrushing
you will have been airbrushing
they will have been airbrushing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been airbrushing
you had been airbrushing
he/she/it had been airbrushing
we had been airbrushing
you had been airbrushing
they had been airbrushing
Conditional
I would airbrush
you would airbrush
he/she/it would airbrush
we would airbrush
you would airbrush
they would airbrush
Past Conditional
I would have airbrushed
you would have airbrushed
he/she/it would have airbrushed
we would have airbrushed
you would have airbrushed
they would have airbrushed

airbrush

A compressed-air powered atomizer which is used to spray paint. Shaped like a large fountain pen, it produces a fine mist of color giving a smooth finish with subtle tonal gradations. The instrument is commonly used in advertising and graphic design.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.airbrush - an atomizer to spray paint by means of compressed airairbrush - an atomizer to spray paint by means of compressed air
atomiser, atomizer, nebuliser, nebulizer, sprayer, spray - a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
Verb1.airbrush - paint with an airbrushairbrush - paint with an airbrush; "The old car looks like new now that we airbrushed it"
paint - apply paint to; coat with paint; "We painted the rooms yellow"
Translations
Airbrushairbrushen

airbrush

[ˈɛəbrʌʃ]
A. Naerógrafo m
B. VTpintar con aerógrafo

airbrush

[ˈɛərbrʌʃ]
vt [+ photograph, picture] → retoucher à l'aérographe
naérographe m
airbrush out
vt sep
(from picture)effacer à l'aérographe
(fig)balayerair bubble nbulle f d'air