oil color
noun Date: 1539 1. a pigment used for oil paint 2. oil paint

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  • Oil color — Oil Oil (oil), n. [OE. oile, OF. oile, F. huile, fr. L. oleum; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Olive}.] Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, more viscous than and not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oil color — n. a color or paint made by grinding a pigment in a drying oil, esp. linseed oil: also oil paint …   English World dictionary

  • oil color — noun oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist • Syn: ↑oil, ↑oil colour • Hypernyms: ↑oil paint * * * ˈoil colour [oil colour oil colours] …   Useful english dictionary

  • oil color — oil paint, paint made by combining pigment and oil …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oil color — oil′ col or n. fia a paint made by grinding a pigment in oil • Etymology: 1530–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • oil color — a paint made by grinding a pigment in oil, usually linseed oil. [1530 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • Oil color — Масляная краска; Жировой краситель …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Oil — (oil), n. [OE. oile, OF. oile, F. huile, fr. L. oleum; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Olive}.] Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, more viscous than and not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc. They are of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oil bag — Oil Oil (oil), n. [OE. oile, OF. oile, F. huile, fr. L. oleum; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Olive}.] Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, more viscous than and not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oil beetle — Oil Oil (oil), n. [OE. oile, OF. oile, F. huile, fr. L. oleum; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Olive}.] Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, more viscous than and not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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