matte glaze
eggshell egg"shell`, a. 1. of a pale, yellowish-white color; as, an eggshell ceiling and light green walls. [1913 Webster +PJC]

2. (Architecture) having a smooth but not glossy texture like that of a hen's egg; as, a latex paint giving an eggshell finish. Also referred to as {matte glaze} or {non-lustrous glaze}. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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