oil paint

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oil paint

n.
A paint in which the vehicle is a drying oil. Also called oil color.

oil paint

or

oil colour

n
(Art Terms) paint made of pigment ground in oil, usually linseed oil, used for oil painting

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n.
2. a commercial paint in which a drying oil is the vehicle.
[1780–90]

oil paint

A paint made by mixing color pigments with oil (usually linseed oil) to produce a malleable, slow-drying substance. The technique evolved gradually during the latter Middle Ages. The van Eyck brothers did much to perfect the medium.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oil paint - paint in which a drying oil is the vehicleoil paint - paint in which a drying oil is the vehicle
oil color, oil colour, oil - oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
paint, pigment - a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating; "artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"
Translations
دهان زَيْت
oliefarve
olíumálning
olejová farba

oil paint

ncolore m a olio

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.
References in classic literature ?
There were a great many arm-chairs and settees covered in brown holland, but each of these was occupied by a large square piece of yellow cardboard, and all the pieces of cardboard were dotted or lined with spots or dashes of bright oil paint.
Secondly, and likely of greater importance to artists working with oil paints or where their works have added texture, (e.
Adnan Shahzad has used oil paints in his paintings to portray the different social problems of the society.
Kryjace painting (at least twice) oil paints interior walls of the old plaster; 7.
I've been painting with oil paints so oil paints get everywhere so there was like blue paint all over the inside of the car.
Initially the course will introduce students to oil paints, tones and hand colouring.
More than 200kg of canvas and special oil paints that will not fade away in UAE's summer heat will be shipped from India next week.
The artist used richly-hued oil paints and metallic leafing applied in bold, sweeping lines to compose a dynamic scene of ships at sea.
She then uses the textured canvas to create a final painting using oil paints.
Thornton Dial in the 21st Century is a full-color, coffee-table artbook of the fantastic works of Thornton Dial, whose often abstract works redefine the concept of "multimedia"--instead of just traditional oil paints on canvas or the like, he was known to use oil with cloth, tin, clothing, enamel, string, rope, spray paint, and any number of other unusual articles to create truly distinctive and three-dimensional canvas creations, not to mention sculptures.