paintwork
noun Date: 1764 1. chiefly British paint 3b 2. chiefly British work with paint

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • paintwork — ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ painted surfaces in a building or on a vehicle …   English terms dictionary

  • paintwork — [[t]pe͟ɪntwɜː(r)k[/t]] N UNCOUNT The paintwork of a building, room, or vehicle is the covering of paint on it, or the parts of it that are painted. The paintwork, the wardrobes and the bedside cupboards were coffee cream …   English dictionary

  • paintwork — paint|work [ˈpeıntwə:k US wə:rk] n [U] paint on a car, house etc ▪ She noticed the peeling paintwork …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • paintwork — noun (U) paint on a car, house etc: the drab office with its faded paintwork and nicotine stained ceiling …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • paintwork — /ˈpeɪntwɜk/ (say payntwerk) noun 1. the application of paint to a surface. 2. a painted surface: mind the paintwork …   Australian English dictionary

  • paintwork — noun The painted surface of a car, building, etc …   Wiktionary

  • paintwork — n. (British) area painted in a building …   English contemporary dictionary

  • paintwork — noun chiefly Brit. painted surfaces in a building or on a vehicle …   English new terms dictionary

  • paintwork — UK [ˈpeɪntˌwɜː(r)k] / US [ˈpeɪntwɜrk] noun [uncountable] British the painted surface of something, for example the body of a car or the wooden surfaces in a building …   English dictionary

  • paintwork — [ˈpeɪntˌwɜːk] noun [U] British the painted surface of something such as a car or the inside of a building …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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