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painting


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Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Preferred Term

painting

Details

The application of paint to a surface primarily for protection or to apply a general color. For the application of pigments to a surface to create an expressive or communicative image, use "painting (image-making)."

Variations

Carriage and wagon painting

painting (coating)

painted

Narrower Terms

spray painting

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