airbrush airbrush, air brush air brush A kind of atomizer for applying liquid coloring matter, such as paint, in a spray by compressed air. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Airbrush — Spritzpistole (13,5 Zentimeter lang) mit austauschbaren Farbbehältern Unter Airbrush wird im allgemeinem eine Maltechnik mit einer kleinen Spritzpistole, die etwas größer als ein Kugelschreiber ist, verstanden. Bei dieser Maltechnik wird eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • airbrush — v. t. 1. 1. to paint with an airbrush. The old car looks like new now that we airbrushed it [WordNet 1.5] 2. to alter or remove by use of an airbrush. After the photographer airbrushed out the wrinkles on her face she looked twenty years younger …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • airbrush — ► NOUN ▪ an artist s device for spraying paint by means of compressed air. ► VERB 1) paint with an airbrush. 2) alter or conceal (a photograph or a part of a photograph) using an airbrush …   English terms dictionary

  • airbrush — ☆ airbrush [er′brush΄ ] n. a kind of atomizer operated by compressed air and used for spraying on paint or other liquid: also air brush vt. to paint or modify with or as with an airbrush, esp. in order to hide flaws or improve the appearance of a …   English World dictionary

  • Airbrush — An airbrush is a small, air operated tool that sprays various media including ink and dye, but most often paint by a process of nebulization. Spray guns developed from the airbrush and are still considered a type of airbrush.HistoryThe first… …   Wikipedia

  • airbrush — /air brush /, n. 1. an atomizer for spraying paint. v.t. 2. to paint or decorate, using an airbrush: to airbrush murals; to airbrush silk kimonos. 3. to remove or alter by or as by means of an airbrush: to airbrush facial lines from a photograph …   Universalium

  • airbrush — air|brush1 [ˈeəbrʌʃ US ˈer ] n a piece of equipment that uses air to put paint onto a surface airbrush 2 airbrush2 v [T] to use an airbrush to make a picture or photograph look better airbrush out [airbrush sb/sth<=>out] phr v to remove… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • airbrush — I UK [ˈeə(r)ˌbrʌʃ] / US [ˈerˌbrʌʃ] noun [countable] Word forms airbrush : singular airbrush plural airbrushes a piece of equipment that uses compressed air to send small drops of paint onto a picture or photograph II UK [ˈeə(r)ˌbrʌʃ] / US… …   English dictionary

  • airbrush — /ˈɛəbrʌʃ/ (say airbrush) noun 1. a small pencil type spray gun used for very fine paint work or stencilling. –verb (t) 2. to use an airbrush on (a motor body, sign, etc.): to airbrush the aircraft s tail wing. 3. to use an airbrush to touch up (a …   Australian English dictionary

  • airbrush — I. noun Date: circa 1889 an atomizer for applying by compressed air a fine spray (as of paint or liquid color) II. transitive verb Date: 1938 to paint, treat, or alter (as to conceal imperfections) with or as if with an airbrush < airbrush a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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