color wash

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Noun1.color wash - a wash of whitewash or other water-base paint tinted with a colored pigment
wash - a thin coat of water-base paint
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The illumination scheme consists of three layers of lighting: a general color wash, pixel dot twinkle effects and moving graphic projection.
Bioshield makes a glaze that can either be used as a finish or mixed with pigment for a color wash for walls or furniture.
The Epoch brand has now been expanded to a color-washed grouping, dubbed Color Wash, with a handpainted feel.