palette knife(redirected from palette knives)
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A knife with a thin flexible blade, used by artists for mixing, scraping, or applying paint.
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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
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a thin blade of varying flexibility set in a handle and used for mixing colors or applying them to a canvas.
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|Noun||1.||palette knife - a spatula used by artists for mixing or applying or scraping off oil paints|
spatula - a hand tool with a thin flexible blade used to mix or spread soft substances
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n → Palettenmesser nt
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