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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A method of painting in which the pigments are mixed with water and a binder.

Usage examples (37)
  • When applying distemper to my cleaned cornices and ceiling I did not dilute the first coat.
  • Noun : a feverish distemper
  • Giotto painted upon wood, and in "distemper" -- the mixture of colour with egg or some other jelly-like substance.
  • Aye this distemper will be the occasion of his death. for more
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