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A thin paint, white or colored, made of pigment, glue, and water. Also known as kalsomine.
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A low-cost wash coating consisting of glue and whiting (usually powdered calcium carbonate) mixed with water, sometimes tinted; used on plaster or masonrytype surfaces.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.