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A knife with a thin flexible blade, used by artists for mixing, scraping, or applying paint.
1. (Art Terms) a round-ended spatula with a thin flexible blade used esp by artists for mixing, applying, and scraping off paint, esp oil paint
2. (Cookery) a knife with a round-ended flexible blade used in cookery for scraping out a mixture from a bowl, spreading icing, etc
a thin blade of varying flexibility set in a handle and used for mixing colors or applying them to a canvas.