paintbrush


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paint·brush

 (pānt′brŭsh′)
n.
1. A brush for applying paint.
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paintbrush

(ˈpeɪntˌbrʌʃ)
n
a brush used to apply paint
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paint•brush

(ˈpeɪntˌbrʌʃ)

n.
1. a brush for applying paint, as one used in painting houses or pictures.
[1820–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paintbrush - a brush used as an applicator (to apply paint)paintbrush - a brush used as an applicator (to apply paint)
applicator, applier - a device for applying a substance
brush - an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle
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Translations
štětec
malerpensel
sivellin
kist
ecset
絵筆
그림붓
čopič
pensel
แปรงทาสี
bút vẽ

paintbrush

[ˈpeɪntbrʌʃ] N (Art) → pincel m; (for decorating) → brocha f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

paintbrush

paint brush, paint-brush [ˈpeɪntbrʌʃ] npinceau m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

paintbrush

[ˈpeɪntˌbrʌʃ] npennello
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

paintbrush

فُرْشَاةُ الْدِهْانِ štětec malerpensel Pinsel πινέλο pincel sivellin pinceau kist pennello 絵筆 그림붓 verfkwast malekost pędzel do malowania pincel кисть pensel แปรงทาสี boya fırçası bút vẽ 漆刷
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References in classic literature ?
I have seen Harrison called from his bunk to put properly away a misplaced paintbrush, and the two watches below haled from their tired sleep to accompany him and see him do it.
She had a paintbrush and I just thought, 'Oh that's a bit odd.' "But last night, I saw her coming into the garden and I thought, 'What is she doing?' "She came round the corner with this big paintbrush and kept dropping it because it was heavy.
The tour stopped first in Indianapolis in early May, where the paintbrush mosaic of stained Adirondack chairs overlooking a colorful sunset began.
Painting brickwork is similar - the roller will cover the faces of the bricks, but the mortar between them will usually have to be done with a paintbrush, so it will take a while.
The drive had a paintbrush at the end of it - to help with the tickling process.
Use the paintbrush to cover a section of the balloon in glue and stick strips of newspaper from the top to the bottom.
MATERIALS Decorative paper * Scissors * Mod Podge * Paintbrush * Twine * Thumbtacks (or nails, if necessary) * Clothespins
The paintbrush is the more generic style of moustache, as seen on icons such as, Tom Selleck and Freddie Mercury.
Rick Saba of Have Paintbrush Will Travel said, “Our goal is to educate the community on how to get the best results for all their property maintenance projects at any budget.
traskiae (San Clemente Island lotus) and Castilleja grisea (San Clemente Island paintbrush).
The first end paper features an intriguing image of a girl in a colourless modern landscape looking at a giant paintbrush with a tag reading 'Finders Keepers', and so the magical story begins.