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oil painting

n.
1. A painting done in oil paints.
2. The art or practice of painting with oils.

oil painting

n
1. (Art Terms) a picture painted with oil paints
2. (Art Terms) the art or process of painting with oil paints
3. he's no oil painting informal he is not good-looking

oil′ paint`ing


n.
1. the art or technique of painting with oil colors.
2. a painting executed in oil colors.
[1775–85]
oil′ paint`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oil painting - a picture painted with oil paintsoil painting - a picture painted with oil paints  
canvas, canvass - an oil painting on canvas fabric
painting, picture - graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface; "a small painting by Picasso"; "he bought the painting as an investment"; "his pictures hang in the Louvre"
2.oil painting - the art or method of painting with oil paints
painting - creating a picture with paints; "he studied painting and sculpture for many years"
Translations
رَسْم بالزَّيْت
olejomalba
oliemaleri
õlimaal
öljyvärimaalaus
olajfestmény
olíumálverk
oljna slika
yağlı boya resim/tablo

oil painting

nquadro a olio
she's no oil painting (fam) → non è una bellezza

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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