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calcimine


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Calcimine  \Cal"ci*mine\,  n.  [L.  calx,  calcis,  lime.] 
  A  white  or  colored  wash  for  the  ceiling  or  other  plastering 
  of  a  room  consisting  of  a  mixture  of  clear  glue,  Paris  white 
  or  zinc  white,  and  water.  [Also  spelt  {kalsomine}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Calcimine  \Cal"ci*mine\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &p.  p.  {Calcimined};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Calcimining}.] 
  To  wash  or  cover  with  calcimine;  as  to  calcimine  walls. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  calcimine 
  n  :  a  water-base  paint  containing  zinc  oxide  and  glue  and 
  coloring;  used  as  a  wash  for  walls  and  ceilings 
  v  :  cover  with  calcimine,  of  walls 




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