touch up paint
touch up paint ouch" up paint`, n. A paint applied to small areas of a painted surface, to cover small blemishes, especially on an automobile. [PJC]

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  • touch-up — 1. noun a slight correction or adjustment The frosting just needs a little touch ups to be smooth and even. 2. adjective used or intended for slight corrections or adjustments They supplied a bottle of touch up paint to repair scratches …   Wiktionary

  • touch up — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms touch up : present tense I/you/we/they touch up he/she/it touches up present participle touching up past tense touched up past participle touched up 1) a) to make a surface look better with small improvements… …   English dictionary

  • touch up — 1) paint over (small imperfections) I decided to have the repair shop touch up several places on my car where the paint was bad. 2) improve with small additions or changes My essay will be done as soon as I touch up some of the weak spots …   Idioms and examples

  • touch up — {v.} 1. To paint over (small imperfections.) * /I want to touch up that scratch on the fender./ * /The woodwork is done, but there are a few places he has to touch up./ 2. To improve with small additions or changes. * /He touched up the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • touch up — {v.} 1. To paint over (small imperfections.) * /I want to touch up that scratch on the fender./ * /The woodwork is done, but there are a few places he has to touch up./ 2. To improve with small additions or changes. * /He touched up the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • touch\ up — v 1. To paint over (small imperfections.) I want to touch up that scratch on the fender. The woodwork is done, but there are a few places he has to touch up. 2. To improve with small additions or changes. He touched up the photographic negative… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • touch up — verb a) to make slight corrections or adjustments; to fill in or perfect Use a small brush to touch up the paint anywhere it is uneven. b) To fondle or to grope someone in flirtatious or sleazy way The creep was trying to touch up my girlfriend …   Wiktionary

  • paint — [n] tinted covering acrylic, chroma, color, coloring, cosmetic, dye, emulsion, enamel, flat, gloss, greasepaint, latex, makeup, oil, overlay, pigment, rouge, stain, tempera, varnish, veneer, wax; concepts 467,475 paint [v] apply colored tint,… …   New thesaurus

  • touch — touch1 [ tʌtʃ ] verb *** ▸ 1 put body part on someone/something ▸ 2 have no space between ▸ 3 affect emotions ▸ 4 change/influence someone/something ▸ 5 eat/drink something ▸ 6 use something ▸ 7 work on something ▸ 8 deal with someone/something ▸ …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • paint — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Pigment] Syn. coloring material, chroma, chlorophyll; see color 1 . Paints and colorings include artist s materials: oil, acrylic, pastel, gouache, crayon, charcoal, watercolor, ink, pencil, showcard color, tempera;… …   English dictionary for students

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